Re: Header Table and Static Table Indicies Switched

Must have missed the connection between removing the "reference set"
and switching the table order.

I am happy to show data on how it is worse, specifically encoding
header names indices is now 200% worse ;)

On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 10:35 AM, Jason Greene <> wrote:
> This was discussed in "Call for Consensus: Remove "reference set" from HPACK (to address #552)”. Greg had a bunch of data showing static first was better.
> On Aug 1, 2014, at 12:20 PM, Jeff Pinner <> wrote:
>> Guessing I missed the discussion on this, but in the latest HPACK
>> draft the static table was to lower indices than the header table
>> instead of higher indices.
>> This now requires an extra byte (2 instead of 1) to index almost any
>> name not in the static table.
>> Opened to track.
> --
> Jason T. Greene
> WildFly Lead / JBoss EAP Platform Architect
> JBoss, a division of Red Hat

Received on Friday, 1 August 2014 17:38:00 UTC