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Re: Header addition with HTTP 2.0

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:19:40 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnWbOUoRv0rCJ=WHnVnThaPOdOeXtxyXTLWi-7ZyrdZ4dQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bence Béky <bnc@chromium.org>
Cc: Vimala Tadepalli <vimla.c@gmail.com>, HTTP <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 31 March 2015 at 13:17, Bence Béky <bnc@chromium.org> wrote:
> Sorry, I forgot about that.  In that case, you are right, there is no
> way to avoid re-encoding the header.

There is: if you aren't doing anything more than adding a header
field, as long as you choose a literal representation and you also
pass through all messages that relate to the header table (max size,
everything) verbatim, you can shim this in.  You won't learn much in
the process though unless you maintain your own table because you
won't be able to decode header fields without the header table.
Received on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 22:20:07 UTC

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