Re: Large Frame Proposal

In message <>, Martin Thomson w
>On 7 July 2014 15:57, Poul-Henning Kamp <> wrote:

>> What if you only want to pamper that one video-stream or conversely,
>> only want to handicap that background upload ?
>Flow control perhaps?

Using the per-stream window to restrict frame size costs you one
RTT per frame.

It would certainly work for penalizing a stream but not for pampering
one with more throughput.

>> I think per-stream settings are missing in the current draft
>Whether you agree or not, that is entirely intentional.

Intentional is neither a synomym for smart nor correct :-)

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