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Re: Design Issue: Frame Size Items

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Tue, 07 May 2013 20:41:56 +0000
To: Mike Bishop <Michael.Bishop@microsoft.com>
cc: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <94923.1367959316@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <abb2201dec3a405aa735f1d09a7a8404@BY2PR03MB025.namprd03.prod.outlook
.com>, Mike Bishop writes:

> Better to know up front.  We can specify an initial (large) value
> and peers only need to change it if they need to restrict to a
> smaller value.

I think you got that backwards...

The default limit needs to be small, until the server is willing to
invest resources in the client.

(Repeat after me: HTTP/2.0 SHALL make DoS attacks harder, not easier.)

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