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RE: #540: "jumbo" frames

From: <K.Morgan@iaea.org>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:40:25 +0000
To: <mnot@mnot.net>, <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
CC: <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <0356EBBE092D394F9291DA01E8D28EC201186FB7E1@sem002pd>
On Friday,27 June 2014 09:36, mnot@mnot.net wrote:
> On 27 Jun 2014, at 5:21 pm, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:
>> In message <7D8D6BB1-1527-4C79-9E41-BBBF6293B61E@mnot.net>, Mark Nottingham writes:
>>>
>>> I think this discussion has converged upon not making any changes to
>>> the HTTP/2 spec, but allowing experimentation to take place in a "jumbo" extension.
>>>
>>> As such, I'm going to close the issue. If implementation and
>>> deployment = experience in the next round leads us to think
>>> differently, we can = revisit the question, of course.
> >
>> I would like to propose that CONTINUATION be removed to an extension
>> as well then.
>
> Can someone please provide a proposal? Some features of the protocol aren't
> amenable to being shifted to extensions, and I very much suspect that  CONTINUATION
> is one of them...

I am willing to take a shot and see if it is possible.

While discussing extensibility in NYC [1], there was some discussion regarding taking some of the current spec and moving it to an extension as a means of keeping extensibility from getting too messy.  CONTINUATION seems like a good candidate.


[1] https://github.com/httpwg/wg-materials/blob/master/interim-14-06/minutes.md starting with the line "Frame type extensibility"

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