[websec] Compact Header Encoding

Yoav Nir <ynir@checkpoint.com> Tue, 09 October 2012 21:05 UTC

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From: Yoav Nir <ynir@checkpoint.com>
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Hi

I've submitted the below draft. Like the Binary Optimized Header Encoding draft (from which I have borrowed heavily), this is not meant to be published, but as an alternative to the proposed header encoding. I believe that a binary encoding can be more compact and have better security properties than compressing text labels.

Yoav

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Date: October 9, 2012 1:33:10 PM GMT+02:00
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A new version of I-D, draft-nir-httpbis-che-00.txt
has been successfully submitted by Yoav Nir and posted to the
IETF repository.

Filename: draft-nir-httpbis-che
Revision: 00
Title: HTTP/2.0 Discussion: Compact Header Encoding
Creation date: 2012-10-09
WG ID: Individual Submission
Number of pages: 9
URL:             http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-nir-httpbis-che-00.txt
Status:          http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-nir-httpbis-che
Htmlized:        http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-nir-httpbis-che-00


Abstract:
  This document proposes an alternative encoding for HTTP headers.
  This encoding is considerably more compact than the uncompressed
  textual encoding in HTTP/1.1 and current HTTP/2.0 draft.