Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] HTTP/3 references QUIC Stream IDs directly, allowing illegal references (#3273)

Lucas Pardue <> Thu, 05 December 2019 14:54 UTC

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Subject: Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] HTTP/3 references QUIC Stream IDs directly, allowing illegal references (#3273)
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> In this case, in order to ensure the GOAWAY doesn't reference an invalid Stream ID, you need to be able to query the type of a Stream ID even if the stream hasn't been created.

I don't see why this is a problem - the stream ID value indicates the type even if an instance of that stream does not exist in a connection. In fact, we rely on this when GOAWAY with MAX_CLIENT_INITIATED_BIDI is sent. 

> One trivial example is the value of GOAWAY.stream_id when the server closes an HTTP/3 connection that has carried no request. In such case, it is my understanding that GOAWAY.stream_id should be zero. But how does the server determine that value?

Spec says: 

> This identifier MAY be zero if no requests were processed.

 I think MT's example is pretty straightforward way to account

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