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Re: Large Frames, Continuations, Flow Control, and changing HPACK

From: Jeff Pinner <jpinner@twitter.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2014 17:17:57 -0700
Message-ID: <CA+pLO_hzX-JoCRRet-YDKNXzxoWCRrfEu3mVjL5jNT7r4zyT9A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
Cc: Nicholas Hurley <hurley@todesschaf.org>, Jason Greene <jason.greene@redhat.com>, Mike Belshe <mike@belshe.com>, Cory Benfield <cory@lukasa.co.uk>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
> Note that we can still have a reference set and be streaming-- it just
> requires that emitting from the reference set is an explicit
> opcode/flag/bit.

Very true. But for reference sets to be really managed well by proxies
we need multiple reference sets to group headers from the same initial
stream together. The current design compromises on that complexity and
IMHO does not deliver enough benefit to be worth it.
Received on Wednesday, 9 July 2014 00:18:25 UTC

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