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Re: SPDY Header Frames

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2012 15:48:50 +0200
Message-ID: <50056D42.6000207@gmx.de>
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
CC: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
On 2012-07-17 15:38, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <CAP+FsNfvUxmWdR2304QXxQMDwVRC5SVimJFSvStjd6KpGxQaOQ@mail.gmail.com>
> , Roberto Peon writes:
>
> [lack of dictionary support for user-agent]
>
>> A combination of future proofing and neutrality, as you've guessed.
>
> Yeah, I can understand that.
>
> Still sucks though.
>
> The WURFL database contains what ?  17.000 entires ?
>
> and that's just mobile devices.
>
> There must be a smarter way than "User-Agent:"...

Actually one nice potential optimization is if the server can declare 
that it's not interested in the User-Agent at all; see 
<http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-nottingham-http-browser-hints-03#section-5.7>

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 17 July 2012 13:49:36 GMT

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