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RE: Should Web Services be served by a different HTTP n+1?

From: Robert Brewer <fumanchu@aminus.org>
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:44:30 -0800
Message-ID: <F1962646D3B64642B7C9A06068EE1E64177CED56@ex10.hostedexchange.local>
To: "Roberto Peon" <grmocg@gmail.com>, "Phillip Hallam-Baker" <hallam@gmail.com>
Cc: "Yoav Nir" <ynir@checkpoint.com>, "Nico Williams" <nico@cryptonector.com>, <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Roberto Peon wrote:
> The worst part is the high latency, especially given TCP's
> current cogestion avoidance implementations-- the total number
> of round-trips ends up dominating latency, regardless of how
> much bandwidth one has.

Why is this being addressed by trying to make the messages smaller? Wouldn't following the original architecture of HTTP, which was optimized for fewer, larger messages, also reduce latency?

Robert Brewer
Received on Friday, 25 January 2013 00:45:00 UTC

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