Re: h2 header field names

On Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:02:15 +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp <>  

> But I havn't seen *anybody* say that need to be able to put NUL,
> STX or ANSI-escape sequences in HTTTP headers, so I don't understand
> why can't we outlaw them in HTTP/2.0, even if we don't settle the
> ASCII/UTF-8 question yet ?
> IMO nothing *in* the headers should contain 0x00-0x1f or 0x7f.
> What makes that decision impossible ?

I want to be able to send binary header values as soon as possible, to get  
rid of all layers of base-n encoding. The names makes perfect sense as  
ASCII only.

/Martin Nilsson

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