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Re: Frame Length Restrictions

From: Patrick McManus <mcmanus@ducksong.com>
Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:07:52 -0400
Message-ID: <CAOdDvNrTcKT=jGm8UeC39hN3dFFHe53wTPKdn5Oo8S=DVhNWzg@mail.gmail.com>
To: K.Morgan@iaea.org
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Jeff Pinner <jpinner@twitter.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Sat, Apr 19, 2014 at 3:08 PM, <K.Morgan@iaea.org> wrote:

> Regarding this part of the pull request...
>
> The application data in DATA frames ... MUST NOT exceed 2^14-1 (16,383)
> octets in length. An endpoint MUST treat the receipt of a larger frame as a
> FRAME_SIZE_ERROR error ...
>
> ...and the pending pending re-introduction of gzip compression at the
> frame layer [1].
>
>
>
> Is the size limit for application data _before_ or _after_ compression
> (specifically transfer layer compression)?
>
>
>
The size of the DATA frame is capped  at 16KB in order to facilitate
effective multiplexing and prioritization - it only the on-the-wire size
that matters.
Received on Saturday, 19 April 2014 22:08:20 UTC

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