Re: Time Precision

On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 10:23 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp <>

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> , Sawood Alam writes:
> >I am new to this mailing list. I was wondering if anything has changed
> >about the precision of the time in HTTP/2.0? As far as I know, HTTP/1.1
> >only allows time precision up to a second granularity.
> Nope, not only does HTTP/2.0 still use second granularity, it still
> lugs timestamps around in ASCII format.

Thanks for the quick response. Is there any discussion publicly available
on this matter, why it was decided no to be changed? I guess the reason is
probably backward compatibility, but I would like to know more about it.

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Sawood Alam
Department of Computer Science
Old Dominion University
Norfolk VA 23529

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