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Re: Framing and control-frame continuations

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2013 12:17:25 +0000
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <88914.1360153045@critter.freebsd.dk>
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In message <CABkgnnXGRRS8y2jy2MtbfcBAfwxE7MaNHdKU7GwqBmYNk2+Kqw@mail.gmail.com>
, Martin Thomson writes:

>I might just be dense, but I'm not seeing the connection.  I can see
>how path MTU affects network performance at the lowest layers, but I'm
>not seeing how that affects application layer protocols.  How is one
>big frame different from multiple smaller frames at this layer?

Think "incoming load-balancer at the end of 1Tbit/s fiber" ?

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