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[whatwg] XMLHttpRequest connection limit

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2006 12:05:09 +0000 (GMT)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0611021158150.5267@holly>
On Thu, 2 Nov 2006, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> FYI: The list for raising issues on XMLHttpRequest is public-webapi at w3.org.
> On Wed, 01 Nov 2006 17:34:24 +0100, Ted Goddard <ted.goddard at icesoft.com> 
> wrote:
>> [...]
>> I would like to propose that the HTTP connection limit
>> be standardized at two per user-initiated window. (For
>> instance, Safari is not limited to two connections per
>> browser.)  This should be a relatively straightforward
>> change in browser policy (browsers other than Safari,
>> that is), but it is a significant enhancement for
>> Ajax applications.
> I don't think changing HTTP is really in scope for the XMLHttpRequest 
> specification.

well how about an XMLBEEPRequest specification then?

Beep is kind of like a bidirectional version of HTTP and includes 
multiplexing capabilities with stream prioritization, see:


Beep isn't in widespread use as yet, but is well thought off
by the IETF folks.

  Dave Raggett <dsr at w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett
Received on Thursday, 2 November 2006 04:05:09 UTC

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