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

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2014 06:45:26 +0000
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
cc: Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <35362.1405493126@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <20140716054520.GC14304@1wt.eu>, Willy Tarreau writes:
>On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 01:52:35PM +1000, Greg Wilkins wrote:

>The problem I'm seeing with this change is that you need one extra-byte to
>send litteral headers fields that are not present in the static table. Maybe
>on the other hand it rarely happens that they're not in the static table ?

Sounds like a good way to persuade people to not create new headers all
the time :-)

Which reminds me:

Should we fold "X-Forwarded-For" to "Forwarded-For" as part of the
compression ?


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