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Re: Extra Connection Support Proposal

From: Kris Zyp <kris@sitepen.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2008 09:24:47 -0700
Message-ID: <020d01c8756f$719a33d0$4200a8c0@kris>
To: "Stewart Brodie" <stewart.brodie@antplc.com>, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: "Kris Zyp" <kzyp@sitepen.com>, "Web API WG \(public\)" <public-webapi@w3.org>

We are still faced with the fundamental problem that if a browser that 
observes the two connection limit and two long-lived connections are 
currently open and the user does something that triggers another request 
(such as opening another tab), the browser is stuck and essentially hangs 
waiting for a connection to become available. This is a serious usability 
issue. Is there something that I need to do to improve my proposal, so can 
effectively tackle this issue, and provide a means for authors to inform the 
user agents when a response is long-lived?
Received on Sunday, 24 February 2008 19:29:25 UTC

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