Re: Getting to Consensus: CONTINUATION-related issues

In message <>
, Martin Thomson writes:
>On 18 July 2014 11:20, Poul-Henning Kamp <> wrote:
>> I don't think it says anywhere that you cant *send* the block, but if
>> you do, you should expect it to get rejected.
>I hadn't considered that interpretation at all.
>I can't see that working out well.  I'd have thought that if you set a
>limit of 10k, then treating anything that exceeds that as a connection
>error is the logical conclusion.  Otherwise, you have to process more
>than you said you wanted to receive, just to maintain a consistent
>compression state.

I'd expect behaviour in this area to develop and depend on field

I really don't think requests (or responses!) exceeding the limit
are going to happen outside attack-scenarios.

And setting or no setting, receivers will have limits, the only
difference is that we tell senders about them.

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Received on Friday, 18 July 2014 18:40:43 UTC