Re: #551: Limiting header sizes

On 17 July 2014 05:38, Poul-Henning Kamp <> wrote:
> One of the biggest risks of HPACK is that the two ends get out of sync
> and the result is going to be really strange headers really fast which
> means really strange errors comming back[1].

I believe that the most likely outcome of desynchronization is that
the connection will be dumped.  Search the spec for
"ConnectionErrorHandler", grep|wc counts 45.  Good luck avoiding all
of those for long.

This is why I tend to think we should do absolutely nothing about issue #555.

Received on Thursday, 17 July 2014 16:33:31 UTC