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Re: Large Frame Proposal

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2014 13:48:41 +1000
Cc: Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>, Johnny Graettinger <jgraettinger@chromium.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <40231FB4-F220-4ECD-8A61-749EE4AC5FA2@mnot.net>
To: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>

On 8 Jul 2014, at 8:43 am, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com> wrote:

> And what if you're forwarding to another multiplexing proxy, and only then to a server?
> Which limit applies to which request? 
> It gets complicated and unuseful, and one needs to be able to reject larger-than-wanted headers anyway.

It's effectively hop-by-hop; you're moving the application of the next hop's policy regarding header sizes to the sender (while still likely enforcing it at the recipient, albeit with messier consequences).

Mark Nottingham   https://www.mnot.net/
Received on Tuesday, 8 July 2014 03:49:10 UTC

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