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Re: Negotiating Window Limits for Content Encodings

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2021 16:02:45 +0200
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <345d9016-6568-08c0-fd50-953bc6eb6b4e@gmx.de>
Am 04.08.2021 um 23:47 schrieb W. Felix Handte:
> Hello all,
>
> I hope you had a pleasant IETF 111.
>
> TL;DR:
>
> I want to specify an option along these lines:
>
>    Accept-Encoding: zstd;w=18
>
> Which in this case would mean that a client will accept a
> zstd-compressed response, only if the window size is less than or equal
> to 256KB (2 ** 18 bytes).
> ...

That syntax is not allowed in RFC 7231; in "Accept-Encoding", the
content codings can have a weight, but no further parameters.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 5 August 2021 14:02:59 UTC

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