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Re: bohe and delta experimentation...

From: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2013 17:53:19 -0600
Message-ID: <CAK3OfOhdeGHRRrUn+ZbXO44QxaF82DJNhN91HDdhmT6s1AXVHQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 5:49 PM, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 3:48 PM, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com> wrote:
>> How about setting epoch as the first request in the connection? :)
> Er, by which I mean that dates can be relative to the time stamped by
> something and kept for the connection duration. That would reduce the number
> of bits needed by a fair margin, assuming that is desirable.

Associating state with connections would be quite a change, and it
doesn't work with middleboxes anyways.  If the epoch ends up in a
cookie then we gain nothing, and probably lose some bytes as well.

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