[jax-rs-spec users] Re: Support for HTTP/2 and HPACK

From: Santiago Pericas-Geertsen <>
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:24:41 -0400

Hi Markus,

 Have you given any thought to the implications of these new technologies on JAX-RS? Is there really a need to “expose" HTTP/2 concepts in the JAX-RS API? If so, what is the use case?

— Santiago

> On Mar 26, 2015, at 5:51 PM, Markus KARG <> wrote:
> Experts,
> in reaction to Ed Burns interesting talk about the status of HTTP/2 and HPACK support in Servlet 4 yesterday at JavaLand conference I just filed a marker in the spec JIRA tracker as an umbrella for any resulting issues.
> Once HTTP/2 and HPACK gain attention, we have to expect increasing requests for support in JAX-RS. As Servlet 4 supports it, I think it would be a good idea to discuss how the JAX-RS specification should deal with HTTP/2 and HPACK.
> You can find the JIRA entry here: <>
> Regards
> -Markus