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Re: http over udp?

From: Fred Douglis <douglis@research.att.com>
Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2001 11:53:35 -0400
Message-Id: <200106041553.LAA25689@douglux.research.att.com>
To: "Joris Dobbelsteen" <joris.dobbelsteen@mail.com>
Cc: "'Tapan Divekar'" <tapan_divekar@hotmail.com>, "WWW WG (E-mail)" <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com>, misha@research.att.com
A few people have investigated the use of HTTP over UDP rather than TCP, 
useful for short files as a way of bypassing TCP startup overheads.  The most 
recent such work of which I'm aware was in the last Infocom.  See

http://www.research.att.com/~misha/dhttp/abstract.html
 
Fred
Received on Monday, 4 June 2001 16:54:56 EDT

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