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Re: Keep-Alive and 'max'

From: patrick mcmanus <pmcmanus@mozilla.com>
Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2012 18:20:33 +0100
Message-ID: <4F6E0261.4080608@mozilla.com>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 3/23/2012 10:57 PM, Martin Thomson wrote:

> Having seen this in the wild makes me a little reluctant to just
> deprecate this out of hand.  However, the only conceivable use I can
> think of is to prevent clients from pipelining a bazillion[2] requests
> to a server.

right, and fwiw on friday I commited code to mozilla to honor the max 
header when considering pipeline depth. It shows up quite commonly on 
apache sites, though I don't think it is really to the server's 
advantage to ever send it.
Received on Saturday, 24 March 2012 17:21:05 GMT

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