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Re: Stuck in a train -- reading HTTP/2 draft.

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2014 13:24:01 +0000
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
cc: Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <46331.1403616241@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <20140624102030.GC25779@1wt.eu>, Willy Tarreau writes:

>Instead, (I remember that it was already discussed here in the past), I
>really think we'd need to support large frames for large data sets, that
>are typically usable for such sites which have few streams per client but
>very large ones.

I agree.

Moving objects which are trivially megabytes and gigabytes in size
using 16kB frames just doesn't make any sense, in particular not
given that MTUs above 9K are actively being discussed again.

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