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Re: HTTP-NG Server & Client Mechanisms

From: Rob Hartill <hartill@ooo.lanl.gov>
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 96 10:41:54 MST
Message-Id: <199602211741.AA050244514@ooo.lanl.gov>
To: bearheart@bearnet.com
Cc: www-talk@w3.org
> At 11:32 pm 2/20/96 MST, Rob Hartill spake:
> >There are far too many reports which tell us how well a client talks
> >to a server that is only a few feet away... not much help unless
> >we know how it behaves when fighting against network black holes such
> >as Sprintlink.
>    I'm confused. What does this have to do with client performance? 

If the protocol is made more efficient, then it won't be affected
as much by poor networks.... fewer packets to go missing, fewer
connections to be made - it helps much more in the real world than in
the lab.
Received on Wednesday, 21 February 1996 12:42:00 UTC

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