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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:
> ------ Original Message ------
> From: "Nico Williams" <nico@cryptonector.com>
>> 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.
> 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. ;-)

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