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Re: #603: Frame layout

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Sat, 27 Sep 2014 05:41:45 +0000
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
cc: "Nottingham, Mark" <mnotting@akamai.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <14504.1411796505@critter.freebsd.dk>
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In message <D70B5870-4474-46DD-A16D-E6A1F3521F51@gbiv.com>, "Roy T. Fielding" w
rites:
>On Sep 26, 2014, at 9:02 AM, Nottingham, Mark wrote:
>
>> <https://github.com/http2/http2-spec/issues/603>
>>=20
>> It doesn=92t seem like there is consensus to adopt a change here; as =
>many have pointed out, our protocol is not aligned anyway, and the other =
>gains are marginal at best.
>>=20
>> Anyone feel strongly about this still, or can we WONTFIX?
>
>I still feel strongly about it, in the sense that the current protocol
>design is rather hideous, in my opinion.  The effect is more complex
>implementations, which will impact high-speed processing (particularly
>when used for non-network communication).

I'm with Roy here.  I think the proposed change should be made.

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