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More On Persistent Connections...

From: <dillon@hns.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2000 14:47:31 -0500
To: http-wg <http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Message-ID: <8525698B.006CDCCF.00@ngw2.hns.com>

     In the satellite industry we are highly motivated
from a response time standpoint to having persistent connections
and pipelining work.

     To what extent will the use of a proxy server enable
persistent connections between the browser and the proxy server?
I'm assuming that the proxy would be more configurable to keep
the connections alive.

     I bet there are issues regarding transparent and
non-transparent connections.

     Also, how about HTTPS:? There's an even bigger
reason to maintain persistent connections here in both CPU
expense of openning a connection and response time (extra

     Do proxies help with HTTPS and persistent connections?

     Are web servers more or less likely to support persistent
connections with HTTPS?

     I could give my thoughts on this in more detail, but
would be interested to see if anyone is interested in kicking these
items around.

Received on Thursday, 2 November 2000 19:51:54 UTC

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