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Compression Dictionaries for HTTP/2

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Authors Vlad Krasnov , Yoav Weiss
Last updated 2018-09-06 (Latest revision 2018-03-05)
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This document specifies new HTTP/2 frame types and new HTTP/2 settings values that enable the use of previously transferred data as compression dictionaries, significantly improving overall compression ratio for a given connection. In addition, this document proposes to define a set of industry standard, static, dictionaries to be used with any Lempel-Ziv based compression for the common textual MIME types prevalent on the web.


Vlad Krasnov
Yoav Weiss

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