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Re: Sending priority from a server

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:40:06 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnUM-ZsE7-b+-O+fjLbRia7gw1+gj531VOuCv_1Q_bWY=Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Krauss <potswa@gmail.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 11 July 2014 19:56, David Krauss <potswa@gmail.com> wrote:
> I’m in favor of the proposal.

Noted.

> I think your objection is an understandable misunderstanding, so it deserves a clarification in the spec. Receiving a priority isn’t an invitation to negotiate.

I don't think that there is a misunderstanding.  Whenever you have
both "you should do X" and "I'm doing X" conflated as this does,
negotiation is a naturally emergent property.  So you get a push and
the server says that it is p3, but you want it to be p7, what happens
is a negotiation, no matter how hard you say it isn't.
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