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Re: Call for Adoption: Extensible Prioritization Scheme for HTTP

From: Tom Bergan <tombergan@chromium.org>
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:43:42 -0800
Message-ID: <CA+3+x5HSUjuJ=A0VOvmaGbhsaZZg0B6rcT_E6FgRhTLN2nGt3Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tommy Pauly <tpauly@apple.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
I echo Ryan's concerns but also strongly support adoption.

On Thu, Nov 21, 2019 at 9:46 AM Ryan Hamilton <rch@google.com> wrote:

> 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 18:43:58 UTC

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