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Re: Large Frame Proposal

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Wed, 09 Jul 2014 12:16:33 +0000
To: Patrick McManus <pmcmanus@mozilla.com>
cc: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>, David Krauss <potswa@gmail.com>, Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <58859.1404908193@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CAOdDvNp8kreZ-LEyOe2TipGjNofzYvecupz-9RD4Z7FPSF8d9w@mail.gmail.com>, Patrick McManus 
writes:

>On Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 11:42 PM, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Allowing a large frame-size setting for any stream implies a loss of
>> reactivity for all other streams within that connection, so long as the
>> stream with the larger framesize is used.

Only if the allowance for larger frames is being exploited by the sender.

Nobody forces the sender to send packets any larger than it wants to.

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