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Re: HTTP router point-of-view concerns

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2013 06:58:06 +0000
To: Sam Pullara <spullara@gmail.com>
cc: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3835.1373612286@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <092D65A8-8CB7-419D-B6A4-77CAE40A0026@gmail.com>, Sam Pullara writes

>How sure are we that the entire idea of header compression isn't a bad 

I'm entirely convinced it is a bad idea.

The main gain that can be had from it, is compressing cookies and
that issue should be solved by moving the cookies onto the server,
indexed by a client provided session-id.

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