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Re: More header compression comments

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2013 10:36:59 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnV_SFNKf3a5uhbOQn+RBTCkPVgGFpfC3-dBtmKV5eVuHA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Gábor Molnár <gabor.molnar@sch.bme.hu>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 5 September 2013 02:56, Gábor Molnár <gabor.molnar@sch.bme.hu> wrote:
>> [b] There's only one place where 0-based indexing is used, and that is
>> for index toggling.  I have a suggestion for that too.
>>
>> Rather than have an opcode for the reference set toggling, simply
>> start the encoding of a header block with a 0-terminated list of
>> header table indexes to toggle.  Then you can reclaim a bit from the
>> front of the other opcodes.
>
> This would be in conflict with one of the main advantages of the
> current design: it would require a two-pass encoder

Good point.  Scratch that then.
Received on Thursday, 5 September 2013 17:37:27 UTC

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