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Re: Call for Consensus: Frame size (to address #553)

From: <K.Morgan@iaea.org>
Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:42:11 +0000
To: <mnot@mnot.net>
CC: <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <97D22BF6-6ACD-42AA-9D07-6DD10201EB6E@iaea.org>
On 12 Jul 2014, at 08:49, "mnot@mnot.net" <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
> So: it appears that we have consensus to address issue #553 by:
>
> * Expanding the frame size field to 24 bits
> * Reserving additional bits to align
> * Adding a setting advertising the maximum frame size allowed by the recipient, with a default of 16K octets and a minimum of 256 octets
>
> This would address (only) <https://github.com/http2/http2-spec/issues/553>.
>
> Does anyone have a problem with that, or further comments?

Yes. I believe Patrick, Roberto, etc and the SPDY experience showed that 16K is a good default for multiplexing.

Just as a point of exactness, for the default you mean exactly 2^14, right? (i.e. NOT 2^14-1)


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