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Re: Stuck in a train -- reading HTTP/2 draft.

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2014 09:21:25 +0000
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1472.1403083285@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CABkgnnUeS823DWFY+CdBaKF2GUzc4_QJoRf1RXVcqxgKhN-f7A@mail.gmail.com>
, Martin Thomson writes:

>>> page 57: query part
>>> -------------------
>>>
>>> The query part of the URI should get its own ":query" psuedo-field
>>> for reasons of othogonality and to reduce the amount of data typical
>>> load-balancers have to examine.
>
>I think that we discussed this and decided against it.  Happy to
>follow up, but I'd have thought that the gains would be marginal.

Was that discussion before or after HPACK ?

I would expect HPACKs efficiency to increase if the constant-ish
:path part were divorced from the dynamic-ish :query part ?

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