Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] QPACK [editorial] update RIC and Base on figures (#2935)

Bence Béky <> Wed, 16 October 2019 18:02 UTC

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Subject: Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] QPACK [editorial] update RIC and Base on figures (#2935)
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> In a one-pass encoder, Base is the Insert Count when the encoder begins encoding the block. In a two-pass encoder, I assume most folks set Base = RIC. So I think it logically is a count, but lets put aside whether to rename it since that's not happening in this PR.
> For now, I say remove RIC from the figure, but leave the arrow where it is.

Sounds good to me.  Let me add text specifying the Base value because it is not clear for those not familiar with the "indices point between elements" mental model or would be confused by the element with a given index being the one not on the right of the arrow but on the left.

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