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

So am I to read this as a client might advertise a max frame size of
256 bytes and then request a 2GB file?

On Sun, Jul 13, 2014 at 1:12 PM, Martin Thomson
<> wrote:
> On 13 July 2014 12:59, Erik Nygren <> wrote:
>> Where does the 256 octet minimum come from?  That seems like an arbitrary
>> value.  Is it too low?   The minimum values have ended up mattering in other
>> protocols  (the IPv4 minimum bleeding over into impacting DNS, etc) so we
>> should be careful not to set it too low.
> That's basically the smallest unit that anyone could imagine being
> useful.  (PHK cites GET /robots.txt as needing less than that much for
> uncompressed header fields.)
> The concerns around MTU and all that aren't really relevant here, so a
> really small minimum is OK.

Received on Sunday, 13 July 2014 21:23:36 UTC