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Re: should tools like wget implement HTTP 2.0?

From: Peter Lepeska <bizzbyster@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 3 Nov 2013 15:18:32 -0800
Message-ID: <CANmPAYFhTH5ywwJKfBZvrL6vSq1mRz5hEJuHEZ-EhLrACZUFTg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Patrick McManus <mcmanus@ducksong.com>
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Interesting. I hadn't realized that window updates would be sent as often
as once per frame but that makes sense. Does Firefox do this? Are you using
smaller than max frames during large transfers in order to send window
updates more frequently?

Thanks,

Peter


On Sun, Nov 3, 2013 at 1:33 PM, Patrick McManus <mcmanus@ducksong.com>wrote:

>
> On Nov 3, 2013 11:20 AM, "Peter Lepeska" <bizzbyster@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > A related point...uploading and downloading large numbers of data frames
> over the same connection is problematic b/c the WINDOW_UPDATE frames will
> get blocked behind data frames in each direction,
>
> Hopefully not. Just use small frame sizes so you can inject update at
> will.. Using small frames and not over buffering is pretty much always
> needed to make priority mux work.
>
> Bufferbloat at a lower layer is a problem.. But its the same problem for a
> 2 TCP flow alternative
>
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