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Re: Striving for Compromise (Consensus?)

From: <K.Morgan@iaea.org>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:12:58 +0000
To: <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
CC: <gregw@intalio.com>, <jpinner@twitter.com>, <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <145BBBA4-0C23-4AD2-9A42-202ABB950F18@iaea.org>
Hi Martin-

I think that 5 is a non-starter.  Roberto's analysis on this has
convinced me that this is an undesirable feature.

What does...
5) Allowing interleaving of CONTINUATION frames with other frames.
...have to do with Roberto's analysis? Are you referring to his #1, unfinished header sets?

That is solved by removing the reference set. Each HEADERS/PUSH_PROMISE/CONTINUATION frame can be interleaved with other frames from other streams so long as the aforementioned frame types are processed in order.

(I don't buy that preventing state-changing hpack opcodes from crossing frame boundaries is so hard. If the *uncompressed* size of the next header is too big to fit in the remaining space, then finish up the current frame and start a new one.)

-Keith


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