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Re: Call for Adoption: Extensible Prioritization Scheme for HTTP

From: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2019 18:33:15 +1300
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <1033869d-ba08-d7fe-c199-c0fe57143cac@treenet.co.nz>
Another vote for adoption.

IMO we had too many compromises aggregated in the h2 scheme that
complicated it in the end. It may be nice to try a selection of use-case
targeted prioritization schemes.


On 21/11/19 8:28 pm, Tommy Pauly 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 Saturday, 23 November 2019 05:33:56 UTC

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