W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > ietf-http-wg@w3.org > April to June 2013

Re: Issue re. HTTP2 STREAM and HEADER block use same end bit polarity

From: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2013 17:15:25 -0700
Message-ID: <CABP7Rbf0SRFVS8RbaDRS9qTrbPKFQyedC1=GnOYEVK+W7N=KxA@mail.gmail.com>
To: ChanWilliam(陈智昌) <willchan@chromium.org>
Cc: David Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org, Mike Belshe <mike@belshe.com>
And fwiw, I already had a note for this in my list of todos following the
interim.
On Jun 15, 2013 5:13 PM, "James M Snell" <jasnell@gmail.com> wrote:

> +1... consistency makes the most sense.
> On Jun 15, 2013 5:06 PM, "William Chan (陈智昌)" <willchan@chromium.org>
> wrote:
>
>> I don't particularly care. I just want to point out that the reason it
>> "natural" to do it the way it's already done, is FINAL and CONTINUES are
>> the exceptional cases. So to the degree that it's nicer to by default have
>> no flags set, the current approach is better. I don't have any paint to
>> waste on this bike shed though.
>>
>> On Sat, Jun 15, 2013 at 4:57 PM, Mike Belshe <mike@belshe.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I agree on the consistency issue Dave presents.  I also like Dave's
>>> suggestion to use 1 to mean final everywhere.
>>>
>>> Mike
>>>
>>> process question:  is it valuable to reply in github?  or is the list
>>> preferred?
>>>
>>
>> Always the list. If you see much discussion on github, yell at them to
>> bring it to the list. And any commits/issues/updates on github should
>> reference the rough consensus from the mailing list.
>>
>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sat, Jun 15, 2013 at 4:14 PM, David Morris <dwm@xpasc.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> This issue:
>>>>
>>>> https://github.com/http2/http2-spec/issues/129
>>>>
>>>> describes my concern that the polarity is reversed between STREAM FINAL
>>>> and HEADER CONTINUES which are both flag bits used to manage
>>>> continuation.
>>>>
>>>> I think this will introduce confusion to folks analyzing wire level bits
>>>> as well as reading code.
>>>>
>>>> I do acknowledge the the current flag names match the sense of the
>>>> polarity so the names probably should change.
>>>>
>>>> Dave Morris
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
Received on Sunday, 16 June 2013 00:15:52 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 1 March 2016 11:11:13 UTC