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Re: WGLC: p1 MUST NOT pipeline until connection is persistent

From: Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>
Date: Wed, 01 May 2013 01:51:01 -0600
Message-ID: <5180C965.4090909@measurement-factory.com>
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
CC: IETF HTTP WG <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 05/01/2013 01:40 AM, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> On Wed, May 01, 2013 at 01:34:12AM -0600, Alex Rousskov wrote:

>> I am still not sure why we are prohibiting retry pipelining on new
>> connections though. Why do we have to reuse an old connection if we want
>> to retry a failed pipeline?

> I don't remember, I believe it was just that if pipeline failed on a
> connection, you don't want to pipeline again on the new one, otherwise
> you can do that infinitely.

And if I use an old connection, the situation is guaranteed to be better

The reasons a new connection may fail differ from the reasons an old
connection may fail, but both may fail, so I do not understand why we
are prohibiting one and requiring the other.

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