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Re: #540: "jumbo" frames

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2014 22:09:41 +0000
To: Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>
cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <30303.1403734181@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CAH_y2NGNCsKkhbmog-RXQ5PLefzjMRUkUOyee=fFbBbkxiFfxg@mail.gmail.com>
, Greg Wilkins writes:

>Continuations are jumbo frames!  They are just really bad jumbo frames that
>only apply to headers, can't be efficiently handled and don't have a
>mechanism for end points to pre declare max acceptable sizes.   General
>jumbo frames would handle the headers use-case, but also provide a solution
>for those who need efficient large data.

My view exactly.

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