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Re: PRIORITY extension

From: Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa <tatsuhiro.t@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:49:21 +0900
Message-ID: <CAPyZ6=Jpe8q5Q0OSVy=mV=JyX4MP4EVWYVxat1OkgPjpuR=KLg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "K.Morgan@iaea.org" <K.Morgan@iaea.org>
Cc: Patrick McManus <pmcmanus@mozilla.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, David Krauss <potswa@gmail.com>
On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 6:33 PM, <K.Morgan@iaea.org> wrote:

> On Monday,14 July 2014 02:58, tatsuhiro.t@gmail.com wrote:
> > 2014/07/14 9:46 "Patrick McManus" <pmcmanus@mozilla.com>:
> > >
> > > The whole point of h2 is a prioritized, muxxed protocol with improved
> > connection handling.
> >
> > I couldn't agree more.
> > Removing PRIORITY is really bad idea.
> >
>
> Nobody is suggesting getting rid of PRIORITY.
>
> I was merely suggesting that PRIORITY might be better served as a separate
> extension RFC, much like HPACK.
>
>
Are you saying that ​we should separate PRIORITY as standalone document and
be referenced from h2 core spec?  Then it is not an *extension* RFC.  They
are in core spec but just in separate documents, so as the HPACK.

Best regards,
Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa



> 1) It makes the core h2 spec smaller and easier to grok (e.g. it wasn't
> obvious to me for a while that PRIORITY is completely optional)
>
> 2) *More importantly*, as PHK said (below) we can improve and version
> PRIORITY asynchronously with respect to the core h2 spec.
>
> On Monday,14 July 2014 02:53, phk@phk.freebsd.dk wrote:
> > Making it an extension means we don't have to finish it at the
> > same time as the base HTTP/2 spec, and that we can replace
> > it with something better later on.
>
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