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Re: bohe and delta experimentation...

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2013 17:16:43 -0800
Message-ID: <CABkgnnWzz+rJLtXsB2x5vYs62+q0ft=CTq5QsuYP2wXZ5hHMUA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
I'm less concerned about that sort of error than I am with getting
epoch right in the first place.  Though I note that you would want
this per-stream and possibly per-direction to allow for proper,
translation free multiplexing at intermediaries.  That seems like more
work than can be justified for a very modest saving over the already
significant gain.

On 16 January 2013 16:47, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
> On 17/01/2013, at 11:25 AM, Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 6:04 PM, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> If we're doing compression, we're associating state with connections anyway.
>> As long as it's transparent and hop-by-hop, it works.  That would work
>> dates, huh.
> The other factor is that if it's connection-specific, each hop will have to keep that state and properly translate it to the next one, introducing the possibility for errors.
> --
> Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
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