Re: Getting to Consensus: CONTINUATION-related issues

In message <>, Mark Nottingham wri

1)  Prefer a)

2)  No to b).

The lack of upfront indication of compressed header size puts the
DoS and memory management trouble where we least can afford it from
a performance point of view.

The only quasi-sensible argument for fragmented header transmission I
have heard pertains to server -> client communication at one particular
very well-funded website.

I have not seen a shred of evidence that "header-streaming" is
relevant to any request in client->server direction where our main
DoS/performance problems lie.

Imposing performance and DoS resistance costs on everybody else for
the sake of this one website makes no sense.

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Received on Friday, 18 July 2014 05:59:25 UTC