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Re: FYI: Header Compression

From: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2013 23:42:40 -0700
Message-ID: <CABP7Rbd4sAg2pTZaaUEjN5rg2UPahGSqDmk_L11dWFWOJN11_Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, RUELLAN Herve <Herve.Ruellan@crf.canon.fr>, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
FWIW, they are certainly not the only two working on this problem. The
two mechanisms are definitely quite similar and, as I described in the
note I posted yesterday, it ought to be exceedingly simple to merge
them into a single approach.

On Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 10:35 PM, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
> As previously discussed, we're considering both Hervé's HeaderDiff and Roberto's Delta2 as the starting point for header compression.
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> These approaches are remarkably similar; in fact, both have been tweaking their approaches based upon what they've learned through discussion.
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> Because of this, I've been talking with them about how best to move forward, and they believe that it's worth trying to combine efforts and work on a unified approach, taking the best of each.
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> I think this is a good path, provided that we can get the result very soon - as in, within the next ~2 weeks, ideally sooner.
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> They believe that they can meet that goal. So, we'll wait a bit longer for that proposal. If you have concerns, please don't hesitate to talk to me.
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> Roberto and Hervé - please keep the WG informed of your progress.
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> Thanks,
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> Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
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