HPACK: Header Compression for HTTP/2
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: RFC Editor <email@example.com>, httpbis mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, httpbis chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'HPACK - Header Compression for HTTP/2' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-httpbis-header-compression-12.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'HPACK - Header Compression for HTTP/2' (draft-ietf-httpbis-header-compression-12.txt) as Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Pete Resnick and Barry Leiba. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-httpbis-header-compression/
Technical Summary This specification defines HPACK, a compression format for efficiently representing HTTP header fields, to be used in HTTP/2. Review and Consensus We have enjoyed active participation from a broad community, including browser vendors, intermediaries (such as CDN and proxy vendors), server vendors and protocol library authors; this includes both commercial vendors and open source libraries. Our current implementation list is at: https://github.com/http2/http2-spec/wiki/Implementations Additionally, we have had participation and review from the non-implementing HTTP community itself. We have substantial external interest from the Web performance community as well. We have also coordinated with the W3C, giving them regular updates through the liaison and the TAG. Personnel Mark Nottingham is the Document Shepherd and Working Group Chair. Barry Leiba is the responsible Area Director.