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Re: Limiting header block size

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2014 15:51:11 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnVGb5BVTusGfsm-G9vTtrY_FZvBt1NOTkq7C7PH+hgVDA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: Roland Zink <roland@zinks.de>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 23 May 2014 06:51, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Why push it down into the framing layer?
>
> Only because I forgot about those...
>
> Let me try the PR again.  That's in part why I made it a PR rather
> than a direct edit :)  I think that the documentation of the problem
> is still OK, just the reporting/handling part.  I'll note that 431
> isn't an option for a client or intermediary that gets bombed by a
> server, but I guess the implication there is that the response is
> simply unusable in that case.

OK, I've respun the PR.  This pre-empts a lot of the discussion that
continues, so I won't merge it in anticipation of some sort of
alternative conclusion to that thread.
Received on Monday, 2 June 2014 22:51:39 UTC

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