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Re: Call for Adoption: Extensible Prioritization Scheme for HTTP

From: Ryan Hamilton <rch@google.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:42:50 -0800
Message-ID: <CAJ_4DfTgcQFU5jNDBKCjC3vF-nWA5y_gZXBOvc_B5zQzNsSMSw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tommy Pauly <tpauly@apple.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
I strongly support the adoption of this work. (I'm skeptical of the
header-based mechanism for conveying this information, but as you said,
this discussion can continue in the WG).

On Wed, Nov 20, 2019 at 11:31 PM Tommy Pauly <tpauly@apple.com> wrote:

> Hello HTTPbis,
>
> During our IETF 106 meetings, we received updates from the design team for
> updating HTTP's priority hinting mechanism, with the goals of defining
> priorities for HTTP/3 and allowing this scheme to be backported to HTTP/2.
>
> The output of the design team is documented in this draft:
> https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-kazuho-httpbis-priority-04
>
> This draft defines:
> - A SETTINGS parameter to disable the HTTP/2 priority mechanism
> - Two priority values, urgency (0-7), and incremental (boolean)
> - Mechanisms to communicate these priority values using headers and frames
>
> This email begins a call for Working Group adoption of this draft. Note
> that adoption indicates that we, as a working group, want to
> use draft-kazuho-httpbis-priority as a basis for the definition of
> priorities for HTTP/3. There is still ongoing discussion that will
> continue, specifically around the mechanism for end-to-end and hop-by-hop
> signaling.
>
> This call will end on *Friday, December 6*. Please reply to this email
> and indicate whether or not you believe we should adopt this document!
>
> Best,
> Tommy & Mark
>
Received on Thursday, 21 November 2019 17:43:06 UTC

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