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

From: Mike Belshe <mike@belshe.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2012 09:42:34 -0700
Message-ID: <CABaLYCuK0HYb-L6e7fcyLatd_B-vZNnHRToM_3=9VXgoyhVTNw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>
Cc: "Adrien W. de Croy" <adrien@qbik.com>, Yoav Nir <ynir@checkpoint.com>, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 9:39 AM, Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com> wrote:

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> 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.
>

+1!

"Better is the enemy of good".

Mike


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> Eliot
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