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Re: "Can we please append a byte to the HEADERS frame"

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:53:29 +0000
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <21458.1405018409@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CABkgnnUKi4N4iHC4Ni91rPC9DuY=25rj5q6iW+iZiPPWCub1ww@mail.gmail.com>, Martin Thomson w

>Can someone articulate how someone might extend HPACK without
>negotiating what that extension might mean?

Same ways usual:  Use SETTINGS to tell what you support, let the
other end decide what to send.  Minimum compliance MUST takes care
of interop.

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