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Re: Question on flow control for a single file transfer

From: Peter Lepeska <bizzbyster@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Nov 2013 16:36:03 -0800
Message-ID: <CANmPAYFymsZv9sEQTNyhmdoEKz542nnNuj==+oYVgPFBHDyD=g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Cc: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>, Mike Bishop <Michael.Bishop@microsoft.com>, Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Actually not sure this works b/c I think you still have the sync problem in
this case.


On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 4:32 PM, Peter Lepeska <bizzbyster@gmail.com> wrote:

> Maybe flow control is off until the receiver sends its first window
> update. If the connection is used for a single file transfer, then no flow
> control will take place. Also, if the receiver never experiences back
> pressure (meaning its never unable to absorb the data at the rate it is
> received), then flow control never has to happen.
>
> Peter
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 4:13 PM, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> On 4 November 2013 16:08, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I'll point out again, that the proposal of ignoring flow control at any
>> time
>> > implies that one MUST have a synchronization event when one transitions
>> from
>> > ignoring to adhering to flow control.
>>
>> We do not have this mechanism.  Unless it is added, there is no way
>> that you can restart flow control.  I haven't seen any desire to add
>> such a mechanism.  The best way I know of to restart flow control is
>> to send GOAWAY and to start a new connection.
>>
>
>
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