On Jul 3, 2014, at 4:43 PM, Martin Thomson <> wrote:

> On 3 July 2014 14:34, Martin Thomson <> wrote:
>> To be clear, I believe that proposal 4 is two things:
>> 1. A setting that describes the maximum permissible compressed size of
>> a header block (default 16K)
>> 2. A mandate to fill all frames carrying header block fragments if
>> they are followed by a CONTINUATION
>> In the normal case, this would mean that an implementation could avoid
>> even implementing CONTINUATION.
>> That is, if we get this right and say that padding can be used to fill
>> the frame, otherwise we're back in the poop.
> Thinking on this more, I think that we need to say that the setting
> can't be set to <16383, or we end up with pathological cases.

Can you share some examples you were thinking of?  Is it something like someone sets a 1 byte limit?

Jason T. Greene
WildFly Lead / JBoss EAP Platform Architect
JBoss, a division of Red Hat

Received on Thursday, 3 July 2014 21:57:03 UTC