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Re: Persistant connections and pipelining...

From: Reinier Post <rp@win.tue.nl>
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2000 04:41:36 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <20001025104119.D11758@win.tue.nl>
To: "Nic Ferrier" <nferrier@tapsellferrier.co.uk>, www-talk@w3.org
On Tue, Oct 24, 2000 at 06:32:47PM +0100, Nic Ferrier wrote:

> 2 connections per server (for a non proxy client) would seem to be
> about right - it enables documents and referenced content to be
> downloaded fairly simultaneously whilst maximizing connection re-use.

About right for the client, perhaps - but for the server, which may
have to deal with thousands of other clients at the same time?
If requests are expensive, a few clients with persistent connections
may occupy much of the server's capacity.

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Reinier Post						reinpost@win.tue.nl
Received on Wednesday, 25 October 2000 12:02:18 GMT

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