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RE: Compressing HTTP headers

From: <K.Morgan@iaea.org>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:15:47 +0000
To: <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>, <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <0356EBBE092D394F9291DA01E8D28EC201187E9730@SEM002PD.sg.iaea.org>
On Monday,07 July 2014 14:34, phk@phk.freebsd.dk wrote:
> As far as I can see, no space has been set aside for versioning
> HPACK nor for using entirely different algorithms for compression ?
>
> I don't want to spend time on SETTINGS and IANA registry at this
> point, that can wait till it become srelevant, for now I would be
> happy if we can just reserve a field somewhere, demand its value
> be zero, and note that it is for future expansion of header compression.
>
> Can we please append a byte to the HEADERS frame for this purpose ?

+1

I would like to see part of the field set aside for experimental use.  (Currently the only way for experimenting with new compression algorithms is via an extension.)

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