Re: Design Issue: GZIP flag on DATA Frames

Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> Tue, 21 May 2013 21:18 UTC

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From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
To: "Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Cc: Roland Zink <roland@zinks.de>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Date: Tue, 21 May 2013 23:17:28 +0200
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* Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>You forgot half the "worth-while" part:  The compatibility issues.
>
>Even something as trivial as "deflate" vs. "gzip" was too hard for
>some people to get right.

I think people will create an even bigger mess if they're forced to work
around lack of support for alternative compression schemes in HTTP/2.0.
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