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Re: looking for a browser that pipelines requests

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 01 Mar 1998 19:42:18 -0500
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To: Venkat Padmanabhan <padmanab@cs.berkeley.edu>, http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
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At 21:40 2/28/98 -0800, Venkat Padmanabhan wrote:
>I am looking for a Web browser that pipelines multiple requests over
>a persistent connection. The browsers that I have checked (Netscape
>Navigator and Communicator, and W3C Amaya) do not pipeline requests
>even when using a persistent connection (at least that's what appears
>to be the case based on a tcpdump trace).

Jose Kahan is currently integrating the libwww pipelining code into Amaya
but until then you can try out the libwww robot [1] which does the trick
pretty well. This is the application that we have used for the HTTP/1.1
performance paper [2].


[1] http://www.w3.org/Robot/
[2] http://www.w3.org/Protocols/HTTP/Performance/Pipeline.html
Henrik Frystyk Nielsen, <frystyk@w3.org>
World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Sunday, 1 March 1998 16:43:31 UTC

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