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Re: Static Table Entries

From: Martin Nilsson <nilsson@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:15:40 +0200
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.xj9tkewqiw9drz@uranium.oslo.osa>
On Thu, 07 Aug 2014 22:26:24 +0200, Martin Thomson  
<martin.thomson@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> The values we have there are based on a frequency analysis provided by
> Akamai.  The methods and status codes that we have account for some
> ridiculously large proportion of requests.  And note that every entry
> makes the header table larger, which increases the number of bytes
> needed to reference the header table.
>

Just because it is frequent doesn't mean we should support it. I think  
that the :status 400, :status 404 and :status 500 should go away. We don't  
have to fail efficiently, and response headers are less interesting to  
optimize than request headers.

/Martin Nilsson

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