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Re: h2 header field names

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:03:02 +0200
Message-ID: <54087F26.6050302@gmx.de>
To: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 2014-09-04 16:40, Amos Jeffries wrote:
> ...
> ...
>> Regardless, what are you trying to accomplish with binary header
>> values?
>>
>
> Good question. In a nutshell, the gain is simplicity for
> implementations no longer having to include base-64 encoder/decoders
> or spend CPU cycles doing the coding.
> ...

I think the question is: why do you need binary data in header field 
values in the first place?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 4 September 2014 15:07:06 UTC

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