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Re: Stateless Multiplexable Continuations #541

From: Jason Greene <jason.greene@redhat.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2014 21:41:43 -0500
Cc: mnot@mnot.net, phk@phk.freebsd.dk, squid3@treenet.co.nz, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <3837DA27-C51A-4FE6-B5BF-8B7D23CE7454@redhat.com>
To: K.Morgan@iaea.org

On Jun 26, 2014, at 5:31 PM, K.Morgan@iaea.org wrote:

> On 26 June 2014 19:40, jason.greene@redhat.com wrote:
>> On Jun 18, 2014, at 11:49 PM, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
>>> One thing that came up in a side conversation in NYC was the possibility of only HPACKing the HEADERS frame; subsequent CONTINUATION frames would be uncompressed (so they don't affect state, and could be flow controlled).
>> 
>> 
>> Since it seems likely that the jumbo frames are going to be sidelined to an extension,
>> I really think this proposal needs a second look. It has a lot of really nice benefits including:
>> 
>> 1. Discouraging CONTINUATIONS (slightly harder to create and they take more space)
> 
> Why would you still need CONTINUATION frames?  Can't you just use regular HEADERS frames without compression?

Mainly to allow them to be flow controlled, since thats based on frame type.

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Jason T. Greene
WildFly Lead / JBoss EAP Platform Architect
JBoss, a division of Red Hat
Received on Friday, 27 June 2014 02:45:31 UTC

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