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Re: FYI... Binary Optimized Header Encoding for SPDY

From: Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>
Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2012 09:39:59 -0700
Message-ID: <501AAD5F.9080709@cisco.com>
To: "Adrien W. de Croy" <adrien@qbik.com>
CC: Yoav Nir <ynir@checkpoint.com>, Mike Belshe <mike@belshe.com>, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

On 8/1/12 10:21 PM, Adrien W. de Croy wrote:
>
> I don't really like using 32 bit for TV headers though.  That won't
> work for dates.  I'd prefer a byte for value TYPE, e.g.
> 00 = 32 bit integer
> 01 = 64 bit integer
> 02 = datetime (possibly just 64 bit ns since epoch)
> 03 = text
> 04 = binary/opaque
> 05 - 7F extension types (length prefixed value)

I have a nagging concern that we not reinvent ASN.1 in this process.

Eliot
Received on Thursday, 2 August 2012 16:40:27 GMT

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