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Re: agenda/charter brainstorming

From: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2014 16:06:22 -0700
Message-ID: <CABP7Rbep5LyshnAp32wF2vcVBa2Z=80UO=etOW6smj=DpvK4bA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
On Jun 23, 2014 11:23 AM, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>
[snip]
>>
>>> I'm looking for something that works across all HTTP versions, so binary
>>> IMHO is out.
>>
>>
>> As long as a loss-less conversion exists, that's needlessly strict.
>>
>> For instance Date: can trivially be converted to an integer and back
>> without any loss of information.
>
>
> We're talking past each other.
>
> I'm talking about a generic field format for new header fields. You are
talking about different ways to serialize existing header fields.
>

These are not mutually exclusive.

- James

> Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 23 June 2014 23:06:49 UTC

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