Re: HTTP/2 response completed before its request


A server worried about the amount of memory it must use simply sets its
window size such that the client (assuming it was working properly) would
stop sending more data.
That is the reason for the flow control...


On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 2:12 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp <>

> In message <
> Roberto Peon writes:
> >An HTTP2 endpoint must always be attempting to read from the socket.
> ... but servers would make themselves vulnerable to a number of DoS
> attacks if they assume clients do so.
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