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Re: large file transfers, was: Please admit defeat

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Mon, 26 May 2014 14:24:56 +0000
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
cc: Yoav Nir <ynir.ietf@gmail.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <78365.1401114296@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <538320D7.6040803@gmx.de>, Julian Reschke writes:
>On 2014-05-26 12:27, Yoav Nir wrote:

>> Anyway, my point is not that FTP is that great. Its that if the
>>claims that pages load twice as fast in HTTP/2 are true, we should
>>not hold off until we see a benefit to every other use of HTTP.

Any benefit gained must be judged relative to the incremental
complexity and vulnerability to compromise or failure it carries.

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