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Re: Framing and control-frame continuations

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2013 20:21:16 +0000
To: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
cc: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>, Roland Zink <roland@zinks.de>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1418.1360182076@critter.freebsd.dk>
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In message <CAP+FsNdvAwThsTfp1FATETABT=fVP0pPOYkei2hWQh8Ys=RiWw@mail.gmail.com>
, Roberto Peon writes:

>Unfortunately, by the time the reciever sees the frame the damage is likely
>already done.  As a result of sending a large frame, the session may back
>up and prevent other data from being sent on other streams either
>successfully, or without undue delay.

And who gets a problem ?

If a browser does this, its user exeperience suckage.

If a webservers does this, the webserver will appear sucky to people
visiting it.

What's not to like about that ?

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