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[Bug 8459] New: "For instance, a user agent might wait 500ms or 512 bytes, whichever came first." -- IMO this is a bad example, over a satellite link the typical RTT might be 600-1500ms. Or is the assumption that the counting starts after the first packet of data is rece

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Date: Tue, 08 Dec 2009 15:09:26 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8459

           Summary: "For instance, a user agent might wait 500ms or 512
                    bytes, whichever came first." -- IMO this is a bad
                    example, over a satellite link the typical RTT might be
                    600-1500ms. Or is the assumption that the counting
                    starts after the first packet of data is rece
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-
                    work/#determining-the-character-encoding
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec bugs
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: ian@hixie.ch, mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org


Section:
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#determining-the-character-encoding

Comment:
"For instance, a user agent might wait 500ms or 512 bytes, whichever came
first." -- IMO this is a bad example, over a satellite link the typical RTT
might be 600-1500ms. Or is the assumption that the counting starts after the
first packet of data is received?

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