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Re: Header Size? Was: Our Schedule

From: Matthew Kerwin <matthew@kerwin.net.au>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2014 10:21:03 +1000
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To: David Krauss <potswa@gmail.com>
Cc: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, "Richard Wheeldon (rwheeldo)" <rwheeldo@cisco.com>, Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Taking a slightly different tack here, but the issue is with a single
HEADERS+CONTINUATION+... block, right? I may need to re-read the draft, but
I don't recall anything in there that explicitly forbids anyone sending
HEADERS[EH], HEADERS[EH], DATA[ES] on a single stream.

If such a restriction exists in the transport/framing layer, it should
probably documented (more clearly, if it is already). Or, maybe better, it
should be eliminated, along with the necessity for CONTINUATION frames. As
far as I can see, that would only affect the entity who has to finally
translate from HTTP2 frames to HTTP events (e.g. the client transport
library buffering response headers so it can send a single "received
initial headers" signal to the browser, if the browser expects a single
signal).

Please correct me if I'm mistaken here, and direct me to relevant text and
discussion.

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  Matthew Kerwin
  http://matthew.kerwin.net.au/
Received on Thursday, 29 May 2014 00:21:32 UTC

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