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Re: #540: "jumbo" frames

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:17:30 +0000
To: Nicholas Hurley <hurley@todesschaf.org>
cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, K.Morgan@iaea.org, Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>, Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>, IETF HTTP WG <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp
Message-ID: <1457.1403723850@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CANV5PPV30o6bWWF=QS7SBxmqs_pc-fCB5ZQncja8T94M5F1FWA@mail.gmail.com>
, Nicholas Hurley writes:

>I'm not convinced by the arguments around large file downloads - those are
>the exception rather than the rule. Optimize for the common case. In HTTP,
>that means viable multiplexing and priority, both of which are much more
>effective with frame size limited to 16k like we have it now.

Large in this context is "Larger than 16 kilobytes" and those are the
norm, not the exception.

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