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Re: Some HTTP 2.0 questions

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2013 15:10:45 -0800
Message-ID: <CABkgnnURsGnrY=3uTN0P8EmbG15NruJKLpmLdriY02z5v2VYOQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
Cc: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>, Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>, William Chan (ι™ˆζ™Ίζ˜Œ) <willchan@chromium.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 4 December 2013 13:23, Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com> wrote:

> Surely in practise there will need to be some processing of pending
> lower-priority streams whilst there is still higher priority traffic
> pending.  So the prioritisation would be more like a weighting than a
> strict prioritisation.


Yes, that would be how I'd interpret that.  We should probably even *say*
that, so that we don't generate situations where clients are reluctant to
prioritize certain types of resources in certain ways lest they generate a
starvation situation for themselves.
Received on Wednesday, 4 December 2013 23:11:12 UTC

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