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Re: Sending priority from a server

From: David Krauss <potswa@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2014 17:20:20 +0800
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <DE871813-CCE0-416F-9544-FB31B3AC0867@gmail.com>
To: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>

On 20140712, at 4:51 PM, Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz> wrote:

> Lets converse then:
> 
> client: HEADERS (s=1, p=999)
>  "I want this. top-priority!"
> 
> server: PUSH (s1 + s=2, p=4)
>   "s=1 comes with extras. I will send in background, real SLOW"
> 
> client: PRIORITY (s=2, p=999)
>  "I want those top-priority as well!"
> 
> 
> Seems reasonable information exchange. Still no obligation on the server
> to actually use the client hints.

Exactly. The server gets to default to whatever priority it likes, and the client still unconditionally gets the last word.
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