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Re: FYI: Header Compression

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2013 17:58:36 +1000
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, RUELLAN Herve <Herve.Ruellan@crf.canon.fr>, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
Message-Id: <B69EA919-B188-41D5-896F-D4B049508A6F@mnot.net>
To: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>

On 15/04/2013, at 4:42 PM, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.

Absolutely, and I didn't mean to minimise the work that others were doing; it's only the starting point we're talking about.


> 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.
>> These approaches are remarkably similar; in fact, both have been tweaking their approaches based upon what they've learned through discussion.
>> 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.
>> 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.
>> 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.
>> Roberto and Hervé - please keep the WG informed of your progress.
>> Thanks,

Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
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