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Re: Sending priority from a server

From: David Krauss <potswa@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2014 11:54:39 +0800
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <EFA79F51-A11C-415F-9744-B3721504D3F2@gmail.com>
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>

On 20140712, at 11:40 AM, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.

Right. Resultant negotiation may be an emergent property from a larger prioritization system, for example if a client is going to negotiate anyway, then knowing the original nominal priority may be useful.

However, there should never be "if ( push_frame.priority ) negotiate();".
Received on Saturday, 12 July 2014 03:55:22 UTC

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