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Re: #38 - HTTP2 min value for server supported max_concurrent_streams

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2013 08:16:53 -0800
Message-ID: <CABkgnnXHuO-rYJ0buBzpFdF=eBCj2Lq_RzCf8p2wsVHf3ZUsCA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
Cc: Yoav Nir <ynir@checkpoint.com>, Osama Mazahir <OSAMAM@microsoft.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 22 February 2013 05:18, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com> wrote:
> Why 1?

1 seems a little restrictive, especially since 6 concurrent
connections is the current expectation in many browsers.

> If a client sends 8 concurrent streams, and the server only wants to handle
> 6 (say, because it is particularly resource limited right now), then it will
> reset two of the streams with an error code that essentially says
> try-again-later, and it can do so after sending the SETTINGS frame.

This is not isomorphic with a lower stream limit simply because the
client will have sent some amount of data for the 2 rejected streams,
expending some of what is a fairly limited resource (INIT CWD being as
it is).  That's probably OK if you consider that it's the client
prerogative and responsibility.
Received on Friday, 22 February 2013 16:17:21 UTC

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