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Re: #540: "jumbo" frames

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2014 06:39:00 +0000
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
cc: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>, Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <49786.1403678340@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <B4914129-A5A9-40B5-A4FD-7AAA1A374C81@mnot.net>, Mark Nottingham wri
tes:

>> 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.
>
>The simplest way to address this would be to un-reserve the first two 
>bits of the length <http://http2.github.io/http2-spec/#rfc.section.4.1>; 
>that would get us back up to 64k, [...]

Really ?

A 16bit protocol in a 64bit CPU age ?

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