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Re: Call for Consensus: Remove "reference set" from HPACK (to address #552)

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:25:39 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnU-M_u2BbQuFNm-AStKtoeVp73MFSscoW=ThroY3-cjcA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 15 July 2014 20:52, Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com> wrote:
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> static1 was simply switching the indexes so static indexes are 1-61, dynamic
> are 62-.   It was not the proposal to create an extra static bit, but is
> much the same as 7+ allows 126 one byte values, so the first 64 dynamic
> entries are 1 byte only.

Sorry, gotcha.  So references to the header table for name-only
require two bytes most times.  Seems like that's rare enough that
there is a gain.
Received on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 05:26:07 UTC

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