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Re: h2 padding

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2014 20:20:54 +0000
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
cc: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <98823.1409775654@critter.freebsd.dk>
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In message <D1F029E0-D5E5-4959-8F39-61310DF04C45@gbiv.com>, "Roy T. Fielding" w
rites:

>If I thought that anyone would use padding on a regular basis, then
>I would make the pad-length part of a fixed frame header that everyone
>has to send.  My suggestion to use separate padding frames is partly
>because I don't think it will be used at all, or at least only under
>very specific circumstances that can justify the overhead.

Not to mention that padding makes absolutely no sense for plaintext...

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