Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] QPACK [editorial] Update text to include both criteria of "blocking entry". (#2937)

Bence Béky <> Thu, 15 August 2019 16:36 UTC

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bencebeky commented on this pull request.

> @@ -359,9 +360,9 @@ infer from this instruction that any updates to the dynamic table have been
 The Header Acknowledgement and Stream Cancellation instructions permit the
-encoder to remove references to entries in the dynamic table.  When entries
-have zero references they are no longer considered blocking (see
+encoder to remove references to entries in the dynamic table.  When an entry
+with absolute index lower than the Known Received Count has zero references,

I don't believe so.  It kind of implies that such an entry is considered blocking, which is true.  Note that if the entry is ever referenced in a header block and that reference is acknowledged, that guarantees that the Known Received Count is larger than the absolute index of the entry.

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