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Re: Working Group Last Call for draft-ietf-httpbis-binary-message-01

From: Martin Thomson <mt@lowentropy.net>
Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2022 09:08:04 +1100
Message-Id: <31b5d0af-145c-4812-9734-d626652ddd47@beta.fastmail.com>
To: "Wenbo Zhu" <wenboz@google.com>, "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, "Tommy Pauly" <tpauly@apple.com>, "Christopher Wood" <caw@heapingbits.net>
On Sun, Feb 6, 2022, at 04:10, Wenbo Zhu wrote:
> I wonder if an http-wg version of "ASN.1" definition is needed here. We 
> certainly won't switch to bhttp anytime soon, and there will likely be 
> performance gaps too to adopt such a new encoding. 

That's a strong claim.  Is there something in the design that suggests to you a performance deficit?

> When streaming is needed, a new wire protocol will likely be needed in 
> order to tunnel bhttp.

How so?  Maybe I'm not understanding your comment, but the format supports streaming.
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