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Re: Call for Consensus: Remove "reference set" from HPACK (to address #552)

From: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:13:34 -0700
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To: Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Kazu Yamamoto <kazu@iij.ad.jp>, Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa <tatsuhiro.t@gmail.com>, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Note that there the spec says to copy, but a smart implementation needs not
actually do that. It is an accounting trick.

On Jul 14, 2014 9:02 PM, "Greg Wilkins" <gregw@intalio.com> wrote:

> On 15 July 2014 13:43, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> wrote:
>> The testing done thus far suggests two things: that the static table is
>> rarely used after an initial phase;
> I assume that is with the current design of copying static index's fields
> to the header table. With that design, it is natural for the static
> reference to be used less over time.   But as I have argued, that is an
> unnecessary copy if there is no longer a reference table.
> I will do some experiments with the limited header data that I have.
> regards
> --
> Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>
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