W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > ietf-http-wg@w3.org > April to June 2014

Re: Minor points in draft 12

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2014 07:54:52 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnUZCh2jPvZ8ntmLQSq=5oh4BdfnCGkZRGMfxn_SQhM0hQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Richard Wheeldon (rwheeldo)" <rwheeldo@cisco.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
I think that Mike answered the first.  And I'm reluctant to add more
tabulation of what is basically a secondary piece of information.

On 20 May 2014 04:27, Richard Wheeldon (rwheeldo) <rwheeldo@cisco.com> wrote:
>> Yes, CONTINUATION is special and its intentional.
> OK. Then I'm definitely missing something. Is there a link that explains the intent?

The basic idea is that header blocks can exceed the size of a single
frame.  But we need to ensure that they are processed as a single
contiguous block because they modify/access the connection global
header compression state.  The was we have agreed to guarantee
exclusive access to that state is to force header blocks to be
Received on Tuesday, 20 May 2014 14:55:20 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 17:14:30 UTC