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Re: Ascii-based SPDY "compression" idea

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2012 00:11:23 +0000
To: Peter Lepeska <bizzbyster@gmail.com>
cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <17618.1333325483@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CANmPAYH38bbDJtcDLxoHcTSZ06685M30LC9DP7bMcUoJu5j4ig@mail.gmail.com>
, Peter Lepeska writes:

>Since a SPDY session is associated with a single TCP connection, we can
>assume all GETs on that connection are being routed to the same web server.

I think that is an unwarranted assumption.

Many sites today will deliver static content like images from one
set of servers and dynamic content from another (typically larger)
set of servers, and some kind of "http-router" will split the
requests on the TCP connection up between them.

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