Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] VarInt all the HTTP things (#2437)

Mike Bishop <> Tue, 12 February 2019 00:50 UTC

Return-Path: <>
Received: from localhost (localhost []) by (Postfix) with ESMTP id A99DD1276D0 for <>; Mon, 11 Feb 2019 16:50:09 -0800 (PST)
X-Virus-Scanned: amavisd-new at
X-Spam-Flag: NO
X-Spam-Score: -6.597
X-Spam-Status: No, score=-6.597 tagged_above=-999 required=5 tests=[BAYES_00=-1.9, DKIMWL_WL_HIGH=-0.001, DKIM_SIGNED=0.1, DKIM_VALID=-0.1, DKIM_VALID_AU=-0.1, HTML_IMAGE_ONLY_28=1.404, HTML_MESSAGE=0.001, MAILING_LIST_MULTI=-1, RCVD_IN_DNSWL_HI=-5, SPF_PASS=-0.001] autolearn=ham autolearn_force=no
Authentication-Results: (amavisd-new); dkim=pass (1024-bit key)
Received: from ([]) by localhost ( []) (amavisd-new, port 10024) with ESMTP id CwyYgYJ7o4R5 for <>; Mon, 11 Feb 2019 16:50:08 -0800 (PST)
Received: from ( []) (using TLSv1.2 with cipher AECDH-AES256-SHA (256/256 bits)) (No client certificate requested) by (Postfix) with ESMTPS id B7F72124B0C for <>; Mon, 11 Feb 2019 16:50:07 -0800 (PST)
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 16:50:06 -0800
DKIM-Signature: v=1; a=rsa-sha256; c=relaxed/relaxed;; s=pf2014; t=1549932606; bh=bmtZ7/AW6dOj6EidyQgi/Cp06RcRGc43oSSxPD2A++o=; h=Date:From:Reply-To:To:Cc:In-Reply-To:References:Subject:List-ID: List-Archive:List-Post:List-Unsubscribe:From; b=BRKCvZgBOsi1JCTP+CSPG3VuBfBd8sPlJnd3xj/nl9fH2n5a0u3U2AHC8NcBZTrsK H+uPTrR/5RDAu092m1AO0FcU6mC3R8h0GvpQXR99WglSF+894oObvrDq1wwMiW/1KF dS6gxQ2Yu1WU77X5OtcQheHPCZE9QVp9u2As6pgg=
From: Mike Bishop <>
Reply-To: quicwg/base-drafts <>
To: quicwg/base-drafts <>
Cc: Subscribed <>
Message-ID: <quicwg/base-drafts/pull/2437/review/>
In-Reply-To: <quicwg/base-drafts/pull/>
References: <quicwg/base-drafts/pull/>
Subject: Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] VarInt all the HTTP things (#2437)
Mime-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/alternative; boundary="--==_mimepart_5c62183ee1a11_75123fae800d45bc598666"; charset="UTF-8"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
Precedence: list
X-GitHub-Sender: MikeBishop
X-GitHub-Recipient: quic-issues
X-GitHub-Reason: subscribed
X-Auto-Response-Suppress: All
Archived-At: <>
X-Mailman-Version: 2.1.29
List-Id: Notification list for GitHub issues related to the QUIC WG <>
List-Unsubscribe: <>, <>
List-Archive: <>
List-Post: <>
List-Help: <>
List-Subscribe: <>, <>
X-List-Received-Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 00:50:10 -0000

MikeBishop commented on this pull request.

> @@ -1868,7 +1861,9 @@ use the full 32-bit space.  Settings ported from HTTP/2 might choose to redefine
 the format of their settings to avoid using the 62-bit encoding.
 Settings need to be defined separately for HTTP/2 and HTTP/3. The IDs of
-settings defined in {{!RFC7540}} have been reserved for simplicity. See
+settings defined in {{!RFC7540}} have been reserved for simplicity.  Note that
+the settings identifier space in HTTP/3 is substantially larger (62 bits versus
+16 bits), so many HTTP/3 settings have no equivalent HTTP/2 code point. See

Seconded.  GitHub feedback submitted.

You are receiving this because you are subscribed to this thread.
Reply to this email directly or view it on GitHub: