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

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:58:16 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnXAjoj70HSpbqXHz7cskTc9YBCob9WPkSD9-nyVtFYg=g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Cc: Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>, Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa <tatsuhiro.t@gmail.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 16 July 2014 08:02, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:
> Notice that I'm proposing a unsigned 32 bit, to be Y2038
> compliant.

I realize that it's going to be less efficient, but the regular HPACK
numeric encoding with a 0-bit prefix will be more regular (and not
need the string exception).  At a cost to regularity.

This is a slippery slope; are we really going there?
Received on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 17:58:44 UTC

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