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Re: HTTP/2 Header Encoding Status Update

From: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2013 19:05:59 +1300
Message-ID: <512EF3C7.3010400@treenet.co.nz>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 28/02/2013 12:02 p.m., James M Snell wrote:
> I'd prefer only a single option also but I want to avoid having to
> re-encode data when going from http/1 to http/2... I'd like the option
> of passing stuff through as is when it's appropriate to do so. For the
> most part, tho, I'd personally prefer UTF-8 only across the board. If
> we can reach consensus on that point I'd gladly drop the extra bit.

We are already re-encoding the text->binary forms of the headers in such 
gateways. The whole process is relatively slow and re-coding to UTF-8 is 
a trivial part of the whole process.

I'm for UTF-8 where possible.

Received on Thursday, 28 February 2013 06:06:33 UTC

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