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Connection limits (issue 131), was: p1-message-07 S 7.1.4

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 18 Jul 2009 10:01:45 +0200
Message-ID: <4A618169.5060609@gmx.de>
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Adrien de Croy wrote:
> I thought it had been decided to abandon the recommendation for 2 
> connections only.
> But this is still in the latest draft.
> "Clients that use persistent connections SHOULD limit the number of
> simultaneous connections that they maintain to a given server. A
> single-user client SHOULD NOT maintain more than 2 connections with
> any server or proxy. A proxy SHOULD use up to 2*N connections to
> another server or proxy, where N is the number of simultaneously
> active users. These guidelines are intended to improve HTTP response
> times and avoid congestion. "
> ...

Yes, the was discussed before (see 
<http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/131>), and I think 
there was agreement that something needs to change. But we never got there.

 > ...

BR, Julian
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