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Re: bohe and delta experimentation...

From: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2013 16:04:14 -0800
Message-ID: <CAP+FsNfchremEk6=Hdk-x-iSQxVqmdwMUfR_RYQ5QHnG--UZgA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
If we're doing compression, we're associating state with connections anyway.

-=R


On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 3:53 PM, Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>wrote:

> 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.
>
> Nico
> --
>
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