Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Padding outside QUIC packet (#3333)

Christian Huitema <> Wed, 05 February 2020 09:52 UTC

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Subject: Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Padding outside QUIC packet (#3333)
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This "unparseable PAD" looks like a "kindness of strangers" issue. An implementer may want to do that because it looks like it will save 3 CPU cycles somewhere, but that only works if all other implementation agree that it is a good idea. Experience shows that they don't. So just accept that this will just not work well.   

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