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RE: PRIORITY extension

From: Richard Wheeldon (rwheeldo) <rwheeldo@cisco.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:56:40 +0000
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, "K.Morgan@iaea.org" <K.Morgan@iaea.org>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <0566CA5E9B906D40B6737DD47DA9FB8F1B547C70@xmb-rcd-x04.cisco.com>
 > A multiplexed protocol doesn't work without prioritization.  Or rather, it ends up worse than what we currently have.

Why? You still get compression which implies less data on the wire and fewer connections meaning fewer resources (memory, entropy, IO) needed and a reduced impact of slow-start.

It might be suboptimal but I don't get "worse than what we currently have".

Richard

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