Re: Large Frame Proposal

On 8 July 2014 04:48, Nicholas Hurley <> wrote:

> Let's please not conflate the issue of large headers with video


I actually think that if you asked those that server video, they are not
likely to want huge frame sizes.  There is little point sending video much
faster than it can be watched, as to do so means that you need lots of
buffering in the client and when they decide they've watched enough of the
very cute kittens and press stop, you've sent a lot of bytes that were not

OK I know it is actually impossible to stop watching a cute kitten video,
but I'm sure there are use-cases to which my argument applies.

Video is a use-case where frame size probably needs to be optimised, but
not necessarily up.


Greg Wilkins <> HTTP, SPDY, Websocket server and client that scales  advice and support for jetty and cometd.

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