Re: Genart last call review of draft-ietf-httpbis-header-structure-18

Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> Sun, 10 May 2020 01:50 UTC

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Date: Sun, 10 May 2020 11:47:53 +1000
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Perhaps not, but a larger int would do the trick.

That said, I'm not sure this is worth the late change.

Cheers,


> On 7 May 2020, at 4:47 pm, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:
> 
> --------
> In message <977F061C-A4BB-413B-B26C-51C7A694FA74@mnot.net>et>, Mark Nottingham writes:
> 
>> Perhaps in full context:
>> 
>> ~~~
>> For example:
>> 
>> Example-ScaledInt: 4503; suffix=3DM
>> 
>> Could be used to indicate a scaled value; in this case, 4,503,000,000, =
>> if the `M` suffix parameter is specified to denote multiplying the =
>> integer by 1,000,000.
>> ~~~
>> 
>> Thoughts?
> 
> Would people connect that to the 15 digit limitation ?
> 
> 
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