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Re: Framing and control-frame continuations

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2013 10:50:44 +1100
Cc: "Adrien W. de Croy" <adrien@qbik.com>, <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <D28D1F38-2FE7-48DE-AD88-8CFA886CDA8A@mnot.net>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>

On 07/02/2013, at 10:44 AM, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> wrote:

> * Adrien W. de Croy wrote:
>> 64k seems too small.  4GB looks to have issues with interleaving and HOL 
>> blocking.  I can see some simple server authors thinking "cool I can 
>> send this 4GB file in one frame".  Which may be cool or not depending on 
>> what else is going on (e.g. may choke a down-stream proxy trying to 
>> interleave multiple responses - although I guess it could just repackage 
>> it).
> 
> I do recall that over in hybi (Websocket) being able to send huge frames
> via sendfile-style APIs was _extremely_ important to some participants.

Yes, that was discussed at the F2F:
  https://github.com/http2/tmp_minutes/commit/81e8644a6826f41d7f17da88c3706d3ce4300c28#L0R899

Cheers,


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