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Re: Large Frame Proposal

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Mon, 07 Jul 2014 23:09:49 +0000
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
cc: Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <78711.1404774589@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CABkgnnXvvHRBCH3F3xV=dE2y5ZY7JJRPf+qgwwjk9YS+8eCONw@mail.gmail.com>, Martin Thomson w
>On 7 July 2014 15:57, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:

>> What if you only want to pamper that one video-stream or conversely,
>> only want to handicap that background upload ?
>Flow control perhaps?

Using the per-stream window to restrict frame size costs you one
RTT per frame.

It would certainly work for penalizing a stream but not for pampering
one with more throughput.

>> I think per-stream settings are missing in the current draft
>Whether you agree or not, that is entirely intentional.

Intentional is neither a synomym for smart nor correct :-)

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