Re: consensus on :query ?

In message <>, Phil Hunt writes:

>There is a broader issue of how to handle queries in HTTP...
>Do as a separate header against any http method as suggested?
>Do as a new http method eg QUERY to reduce overloading of POST
>and other methods. 

Uhm, I think you're misunderstanding.

My proposal is to transport the part of the url after the first '?'
in a separate pseudo-header (:query), just line we have already
split the url into :scheme, :authority, :method and :path.

The main argument is that this will improve compression, since
the :path part is much more constant than the :query part.

:query parts are and can be used with all :methods.

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Received on Sunday, 20 July 2014 21:03:47 UTC