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Re: Compression update

From: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2013 14:57:32 +1200
Message-ID: <51DE1F1C.70402@treenet.co.nz>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 11/07/2013 8:36 a.m., Martin Thomson wrote:
> The header compression draft has been revised and aside from some
> clarifications, it includes a changed eviction algorithm.
>
> Are the working group comfortable - particularly those who are
> implementing this for the Hamburg interim - with the revised
> algorithm?
>
> Also, I'd like opinions on whether -05 should be issued to refer to
> this draft, or whether we can get by with -04.  I really want to avoid
> any confusion over what string we are negotiating if it comes to ALPN,
> NPN or Upgrade negotiation.  Currently, that string is
> "HTTP-draft-04/2.0", updating to -05 would likely require that people
> negotiate "HTTP-draft-05/2.0".
>

IMHO doing so would be a Good Thing. It gives the Hamburg 
implementations a run for their money on the draft-specific detection 
and handling code. Which will be important to have working interoperable 
as much as any other part of the spec.

Amos
Received on Thursday, 11 July 2013 02:58:00 UTC

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