Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] http-core and Friends (#3513)

Mike Bishop <> Fri, 13 March 2020 13:29 UTC

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MikeBishop commented on this pull request.

>  Because HPACK {{?HPACK=RFC7541}} relies on in-order transmission of compressed
-header blocks (a guarantee not provided by QUIC), HTTP/3 replaces HPACK with
+field blocks (a guarantee not provided by QUIC), HTTP/3 replaces HPACK with

The problem is that "header blocks" was an HPACK term of art:  The sequence of compressed bytes containing the header set.  I think in this section we need to do QPACK first, then apply the appropriate terms to H3 once we've got them straight over there.

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