Re: HTTP/3 Prioritization Proposal

On Tue, Jan 29, 2019 at 02:53:55PM -0500, Patrick Meenan wrote:
> As far as I can tell, the placeholder streams serve to handle the Firefox
> use case of using idle streams for groupings, not to eliminate the need to
> synchronize tree states. When you chain streams after each other (the
> Chrome case) you need to make sure the stream you are attaching to is still
> known by the server.

The solution is to use placeholders: do not make one stream depend
on another, but put a placeholder in between.

    Some Node -> Stream A -> Placeholder X -> Stream B

If Stream A goes away, Stream B is not moved:

    Some Node -> Placeholder X -> Stream B

  - Dmitri.

Received on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 21:14:10 UTC