On Thu, May 10, 2007 at 04:59:22AM +0900, Tomas Pospisek's Mailing Lists wrote:
> On Wed, 9 May 2007, Brian Candler wrote:
> 
> >I think many or all the options - SSL, Zlib, Marshal, Pipeline (overlapping
> >requests down the same socket) etc - could be offered as bits in a bitmap.
> >Some of them are conflicting, e.g. the server will not choose both SSL and
> >Zlib simultaneously.
> 
> If you, Florent, choose to implement this, and implement this as a 
> bitmap, then take care not to make the bitmap too short or fixed length 
> since the "negotiable features" will be limited then.

Nah. You just make bit 31 be the "extended options" option :-)

I'm keen to see the protocol be lightweight and simple to parse.