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Re: The use of binary data in any part of HTTP 2.0 is not good

From: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 23:27:14 +1300
Message-ID: <50FE6982.3040205@treenet.co.nz>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 22/01/2013 10:33 p.m., Adrien W. de Croy wrote:
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>
> ------ Original Message ------
> From: "Nico Williams" <nico@cryptonector.com>
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>> We could also go with receiver-makes right. In this case every
>> message (request, response) must include a BOM and then the receiver
>> makes right. This strikes me as fair, if not, perhaps, compelling..
> I'd rather have a milllion htons and ntohs than having to procede each 
> one with an if statement as well.
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> so I think this is a bad idea
>

You could optimize by writing two parsers in complete duplicate and 
switching between them on sighting the BOM.
It only doubles the memory footprint instead of the CPU footprint. ;-)

Amos
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