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Re: HTTP2 Expression of Interest

From: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2012 11:35:57 +0900
Message-ID: <5006210D.4020404@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
To: Doug Beaver <doug@fb.com>
CC: "'Willy Tarreau'" <w@1wt.eu>, "'ietf-http-wg@w3.org'" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Hello Doug, everybody,

On 2012/07/18 7:11, Doug Beaver wrote:

>    * Symmetric crypto costs are not much higher; I think Akamai quoted 10-20%
>      in their response. I think the costs aren't a big deal for major sites;

Just a quick question: I think if we could shave off 10-20% of the 
bandwidth with some new technique, we'd all go for it.

So why are we okay with 10-20% more processing costs for everybody, but 
not with 10-20% more bandwidth? What's different between processing 
costs and bandwidth?

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Wednesday, 18 July 2012 02:36:33 UTC

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