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Re: Stateful compression of cookies (Re: Delta Compression and UTF-8 Header Values)

From: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2013 09:18:49 -0600
Message-ID: <CAK3OfOiyXKUUSWdH77-yV-UyMoksouAd6k3WOMZPcFCNQvqKPw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
Cc: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>, Zhong Yu <zhong.j.yu@gmail.com>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 1:38 AM, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com> wrote:
> Also... nothing stops a site from implementing something like what Nico
> described today with what already exists in HTTP, though the logic would be
> encoded  in the server business logic and page javascript instead of done
> automatically by browser and server.

I don't see how to do this without JS and without redirects.  Also a
standard way to do this seems much better than ad-hoc ways.  Finally,
this is clearly better than stateful compression as discussed in
earlier threads -- at least for cookies.

Nico
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