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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 20:17:47 +0000
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
cc: Jason Greene <jason.greene@redhat.com>, Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3191.1403122667@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CABkgnnWs0Zcb-s1K_xxSM2nkji6YMEHvXz+qfcJL0fJj2wvF0g@mail.gmail.com>
, Martin Thomson writes:
>On 18 June 2014 13:06, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:
>> Date is a hop-by-hop header, if it serves no use on a HTTP/2.0 to
>> HTTP/2.0 hop, we can eliminate it, just like we eliminated the
>> double CRNL after the headers, because it serves no use.
>
>It's not hop-by-hop by my reading:
>https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7231#section-7.1.1.2

Hmm, you may be right.

In that case we should transfer the time as a POSIX time_t in the
HEADERS frame.  Wasting time huffman encoding dates and still
using 24 bytes where 8 would be plenty is just plain stupid.

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