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Re: Request Routing Information [was: Do we kill the "Host:" header in HTTP/2 ?]

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2013 08:57:37 +0000
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
cc: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
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In message <2D6247D1-6284-4646-A53F-86DE66327AA5@mnot.net>, Mark Nottingham wri

>* Most people seem to see the value in separating the authority portion
>of the URI into a separate header, because that's routed upon (and it
>could also benefit from delta-based compression). Anyone disagree?

As long as there is only one place I need to look for it, and as long
as finding that place, preferably in the first 1400-ish bytes, is cheap,
I'm happy.

As for separating out the query string, there may be sound security
in doing so, if we thereby can increase privacy for the query-string.

Poul-Henning Kamp       | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20
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