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Re: Frame Length Restrictions

From: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:39:28 +1200
Message-ID: <53568D30.6000801@treenet.co.nz>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 22/04/2014 11:16 a.m., Martin Thomson wrote:
> On 21 April 2014 15:57, Jeff Pinner <jpinner@twitter.com> wrote:
>> The goals here are:
>>
>> 1) achieve a desired (to-be-provided) frame length distribution
>> 2) achieve this with the minimum amount of padding
>> 3) achieve the desired distribution regardless of the input data stream
>>
>> The intend is not to avoid reframing, it's to avoid a discontinuity in the
>> output distribution.
> 
> Then those goals can be achieved without changing anything.
> Re-packaging frames into smaller chunks allows you to meet those
> goals.
> 
> I can understand if there are END_SEGMENT flags in place that this
> complicates things.  But completely-full frames with END_SEGMENT
> should be a pathological case.

My expectation is that we can cut these frames into two and place the
END_SEGMENT only on the second frame.

Amos
Received on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 15:40:12 UTC

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