Re: Precision of numbers using JSON Header Field Values

On 2016-07-18 14:23, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
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> In message <>, Willy Tarreau writes:
>> I'd strongly prefer an efficient binary encoding that would pass well over
>> H2 / H3 whatever, but still we know that H1 will exist for many years,
>> that applications deal with headers as text and we'll need a text-based
>> representation at some points along the chain.
> I 100% agree and that is why I think our focus should be on finding
> the binary encoding.
> We have well proven methods for turning binary into ascii, but the
> other way becomes a nightmare every single time.

That's a fine thing to do, but how would it help for HTTP/2?

Best regards, Julian

Received on Monday, 18 July 2016 12:28:53 UTC