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Re: HTTP/2 Priorities Proposal

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:56:43 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnUMguZr4pX_p2oui0K94RtUX6mpRiw_q5XUCQm16Kmzdw@mail.gmail.com>
To: William Chan (陈智昌) <willchan@chromium.org>
Cc: Jeff Pinner <jpinner@twitter.com>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 15 April 2014 10:54, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 15 April 2014 10:49, William Chan (陈智昌) <willchan@chromium.org> wrote:
>> I have no current plans to leverage something like this, but I could
>> conceive of needing this. My two cents is that if it's any non-trivial
>> complexity, don't support it, since it can already be done by other means.
>> But if it's trivial complexity, then sure, maybe we'll use it. And by
>> complexity, I don't mean just implementation complexity, but also spec
>> complexity. .
>

Arguably, the special case adds complexity to implementations and
spec.  But it's pretty minor.  The only reason we might want to
prohibit this is if it could be (for example) used to create DoS or it
could trigger bugs, etc...

It's hard to imagine either of those.
Received on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 17:57:10 UTC

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