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Re: New Version Notification for draft-vkrasnov-h2-compression-dictionaries-01.txt

From: Ilari Liusvaara <ilariliusvaara@welho.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2016 20:42:03 +0200
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20161102184203.GA28503@LK-Perkele-V2.elisa-laajakaista.fi>
On Wed, Nov 02, 2016 at 07:26:05PM +0100, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 2016-11-02 04:14, Martin Thomson wrote:
> >...
> >feed the dictionary into?  HTTP/2 doesn't know about compression, in
> >particular, HTTP/2 really *can't* use content-encoding.
> >...
> 
> What?

I presume somebody confused Content-Encoding and Transport-Encoding.

Content-Encoding is not merely changing the content for transport
(Transport-Encoding would) because things like ETag's are changed too.

HTTP/2 definitely does have C-E, but I don't think it has non-
trivial T-E.


-Ilari
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