Re: 3.3.1 Frame Header: Purpose of 1-bit reserved field?

"Adrien W. de Croy" <adrien@qbik.com> Sat, 13 April 2013 05:45 UTC

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Subject: Re: 3.3.1 Frame Header: Purpose of 1-bit reserved field?
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future proofing?  E.g. if we need to move to another format or size for 
stream ID?


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From: "Brian Raymor (MS OPEN TECH)" <Brian.Raymor@microsoft.com>
To: "'ietf-http-wg@w3.org'" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Sent: 13/04/2013 12:48:46 p.m.
Subject: 3.3.1 Frame Header: Purpose of 1-bit reserved field?
>3.3.1. Frame Header
>
>   |R| Stream Identifier (31) |
>
>
>    R: A reserved 1-bit field. The semantics of this bit are not 
>defined.
>
>I was curious about the purpose for the 1-bit reserved field. Can it be 
>deleted and the Stream Identifier increased to 32 bits?
>
>https://github.com/http2/http2-spec/issues/67
>
>
>Brian Raymor
>Senior Program Manager
>Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
>A subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation
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