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Re: Pipelining in HTTP 1.1

From: Fred Baker <fred@cisco.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2009 17:25:49 -0700
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org, Jonathan Leighton <leighton@cis.udel.edu>, "Paul D. Amer" <amer@cis.udel.edu>
Message-Id: <64377D16-0A3B-438A-9D61-FFC7C7A3D57D@cisco.com>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, "Preethi Natarajan (prenatar)" <prenatar@cisco.com>

On Mar 30, 2009, at 5:05 PM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> I am somewhat surprised that your HTTP over SCTP spec allows  
> channels to be reused.  Is there a significant cost associated with  
> channel allocation?

At session startup, each end tells the other how many streams it wants  
to open, and either they agree on the lower number or one of them  
aborts the connection.

That's an argument for a Really Big Number :-)
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