Re: h2 padding

On 5 September 2014 11:36, Martin Thomson <> wrote:

> On 4 September 2014 17:22, Greg Wilkins <> wrote:
> > Are there any examples of security padding that can be applied by the
> > framing layer?
> Oh, that, and the word "automatic" suggest that you are asking for
> something that is simply not possible.  You need information to pass
> from the application to the framing layer in order to enact any
> sensible changes.

So the supplementary question is, what applications care enough about
padding but cannot pad by any other means than tunnelling that care down to
framing layer of a specific protocol?

Do we have any security use-cases that are enabled by the availability of
in the framing layer?   Automatic padding had been suggested by others, but
I agree
with you: that is an impossible use-case?


Greg Wilkins <> HTTP, SPDY, Websocket server and client that scales  advice and support for jetty and cometd.

Received on Friday, 5 September 2014 01:44:07 UTC