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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 19:56:33 +0000
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <21895.1405022193@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CABkgnnUihXBz1fz6YH1a3hQAToEeLOdaiZbU1uwtjfxV3Dr-iA@mail.gmail.com>, Martin Thomson w
>On 10 July 2014 11:53, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:

>> 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.
>Smells like negotiation to me, so you need anything reserved.  All good.

That is not a negotiation, that is an announcement of capability.

(If you want to see what negotiation looks like, stare at a PPP
connection trying to get its act together.)

And please notice that all I asked for was that we reserved some bits, not
that we do the entire mechanism now.

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