Re: HPACK encoder/decoder memory bounding

On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 11:55 AM, Martin Thomson

> On 25 October 2013 11:46, Fred Akalin <> wrote:
> > I went back and checked the draft and the setting description was clear;
> I
> > just glossed over the key phrase '...used to decode header blocks.'
> Actually, I just scanned, and thought that perhaps this might help:
>             Settings are not negotiated.  Settings are sent
> independently by both peers.  Different
>             values for the same setting can be advertised by each
> peer.  For example, a client might
>             set a high initial flow control window, whereas a server
> might set a lower value to
>             conserve resources.


"Settings apply only to the sending peer, and different ..." instead of
"Settings are sent independently by both peers."?

>                     Allows the sender to inform the remote endpoint of
> the size of the header
>                     compression table used to decode header blocks.
> The space available for
>                     encoding cannot be changed; it is determined by
> the setting sent by the peer
>                     that receives the header blocks.  The initial
> value is 4096 bytes.
> How does that sound?


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