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Re: Would a header/schema compiler help?

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2012 00:58:16 +0200
To: Phillip Hallam-Baker <hallam@gmail.com>
Cc: Daniel Stenberg <daniel@haxx.se>, Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20120802225816.GA24334@1wt.eu>
On Thu, Aug 02, 2012 at 02:49:31PM -0700, Phillip Hallam-Baker wrote:
> I remember what we wrote. What the code does is very frequently different.
> A TCP connection itself represents state so I don't see any real
> reason not to permit cookie caching for the duration of the session.
> And I would much prefer to have explicit state than state implicit in
> some compression dictionary.

A TCP connection may transport requests from many different user agents
in turn. But where the size problem matters, this is rarely the case.
This is why we suggested an alternative using per-connection headers
in the network-friendly draft.

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