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Re: Questions and comments on CH

From: Ilya Grigorik <igrigorik@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2016 14:18:38 -0700
Message-ID: <CAKRe7JGz1EXUn8_BMfpN-J40X1ai+WNv6+TNanK80wfh5uLHXA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Göran Eriksson AP <goran.ap.eriksson@ericsson.com>
Cc: HTTPWG <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 8:00 AM, Göran Eriksson AP <
goran.ap.eriksson@ericsson.com> wrote:

> The Downlink hint need should perhaps be clear on if it relates to
> theoretical DL rate or “actual/measured/recommended”, some way of
> signalling this to the server seem beneficial since the actions of it may
> vary?
>

Well, the way we defined it [1] is:
- in absence of any other signals, we would use the theoretical max DL rate
- if we can refine the upper bound (e.g. WiFi drivers do communicate max
rate based on RSSI), then we would communicate that value

As such, the intent is to communicate the upper bound (with respect to
first network hop) to the best of our abilities.

[1] http://w3c.github.io/netinfo/#underlying-connection-technology
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