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Re: WGLC for HTTP Priorities

From: Lucas Pardue <lucaspardue.24.7@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 18:12:59 +0100
Message-ID: <CALGR9obdQkHFU_ew2GOeutiuWpweT6uqZ7s3uJJQNA2fV2mBJA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Piers O'Hanlon" <piers.ohanlon@bbc.co.uk>
Cc: Tommy Pauly <tpauly@apple.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Hi Piers,

On Fri, 15 Oct 2021, 17:58 Piers O'Hanlon, <piers.ohanlon@bbc.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi Lucas,
>
Thanks. It raises a question of how client web page/JS requests/signals
> priority - With H2 it was mainly down to the Browser developers but with
> this header based approach these can be added by JS, though it’s not clear
> how one invokes the use of a PRIORITY_UPDATE frame or would that just be
> down to the Browser client logic?
>

That's something tangential to the protocol spec here but yes it would be
of interest to know how different browsers behave in this respect. For
instance, there's been some renewed interest in the Priority hints API [1]
im Chrome lately but it is not a direct mapping to this scheme.

Cheers
Lucas

[1] - https://developers.google.com/web/updates/2019/02/priority-hints
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