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Re: Reasons to not use huffman encoding?

From: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
Date: Sat, 01 Feb 2014 06:27:34 +1300
Message-ID: <52EBDD06.4070003@treenet.co.nz>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 1/02/2014 6:13 a.m., Adrian Cole wrote:
> Hi, all.
> 
> HPACK allows the sender to decide whether or not to encode with huffman.
>  When, in your opinion, would the sender choose not to?
> 

1) debugging some other part of the protocol.

2) sender device wants to save on CPU and has lots of bandwidth available.

3) using some other future encoding that is better than huffman.

Amos
Received on Friday, 31 January 2014 17:28:03 UTC

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