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Re: delta encoding and state management

From: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2013 12:52:00 -0800
Message-ID: <CAP+FsNcmLH6fWQoptBoP3a1x-zSpbP8piCFz1fg5KuF+6R3jjg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>
Cc: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Can you support that with data? The data I've seen thusfar strongly
disproves that assertion...


On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 12:45 PM, Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>wrote:

> Note that in general compression won't do better than minimal
> encodings of header names and values.  I say "in general" because, as
> we saw in the minimal date/time discussion, we can sometimes further
> compress relative to some state (e.g., normalizing time to a newer
> epoch), but even so, generic compression algorithms won't figure out
> such things.
> Therefore it seems best to focus on minimal encodings.
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