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I ran across this while working on the spec.

From: Roberto Peon <fenix@google.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2013 17:37:19 -0700
Message-ID: <CAGzyod4EABsWjPWZYWK8VOo9dA=pcBoSNakeAK5p4ijPnNeuZg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
https://github.com/http2/http2-spec/issues/281

Setting the max header size to 0 does not clear out all encoder state.

In particular, elements to the reference set that are pointing to static
table elements are not cleared out.

There are a couple of obvious ways of fixing this:
1) Include the space used in the reference set in the overhead (e.g.
2-bytes per reference)
2) explicit SETTING for clearing the compression state


I prefer #1.
Received on Thursday, 17 October 2013 00:37:47 UTC

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