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Connection limits, was: Straw-man for our next charter

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2012 09:08:14 +0200
Message-ID: <5017845E.4070503@gmx.de>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 31.07.2012 06:04, Mike Belshe wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 29, 2012 at 10:45 AM, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com
> <mailto:masinter@adobe.com>> wrote:
>     Your post is consistent with the assertion that there isn't
>     agreement yet about what "faster than HTTP/1.1" means, or how to
>     compare proposals for improvement. And neither measured worst case
>     latency or real network traffic with buffer bloat, or situations
>     that would detect the impact of HOL blocking.
> While SPDY leaves a tiny HOL issue, it fixes the massive one from
> HTTP/1.1, which can only load a couple of resources in parallel per
> domain (2 by spec, 6 by implementation best practices).  The tradeoff
> turns out to be a boon in terms of reduced latency while also using
> fewer network resources.
> ...

"By spec" in RFC 2616, but not in HTTPbis (this has been fixed a LONG 
time ago!).

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 31 July 2012 07:09:06 GMT

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