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3.3.1 Frame Header: Purpose of 1-bit reserved field?

From: Brian Raymor (MS OPEN TECH) <Brian.Raymor@microsoft.com>
Date: Sat, 13 Apr 2013 00:48:46 +0000
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3.3.1.  Frame Header

  |R|                 Stream Identifier (31)                      |


   R: A reserved 1-bit field.  The semantics of this bit are not defined.

I was curious about the purpose for the 1-bit reserved field.  Can it be deleted and the Stream Identifier increased to 32 bits?

https://github.com/http2/http2-spec/issues/67


Brian Raymor
Senior Program Manager
Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. 
A subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation
Received on Saturday, 13 April 2013 00:50:32 UTC

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