Greasing the QUIC Bit

Martin Thomson <mt@lowentropy.net> Thu, 02 July 2020 11:01 UTC

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Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 21:01:08 +1000
From: "Martin Thomson" <mt@lowentropy.net>
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Subject: Greasing the QUIC Bit
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The QUIC Bit (aka. the bit in the first byte that is fixed to 1) is one of the few things that doesn't change in QUIC.

That's a shame, so I wrote a draft explaining how that might not need to be true forever.  This might be a little too optimistic for some, but I thought that it was worth the time needed to write it up:

https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-thomson-quic-bit-grease-00

Mostly this is so I had something to work with while I was working out GitHub Actions.  But I am considering implementing it still.