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

Mark Nottingham <> Mon, 16 March 2020 01:58 UTC

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mnot 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

There is no concept of header (or trailer) blocks in QPACK -- it doesn't split things up into multiple frames like HPACK/H2 did. 

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