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Re: MTU of the Internet?
On Fri, 6 Feb 1998, Jay R. Ashworth wrote: > Browsers, and other software which open multiple connections should > temper their connection counts based on the size of the perceived pipe; > ie: some connect-level heuristics to do proper PMTUD and _make the > answer available to applications_ would probably be useful. How about the browsers just implement HTTP/1.1 and use pipelined persistant connections? Why invent some new fangled connection management crud when there's a much better way to utilize the pipe. See <http://www.w3.org/Protocols/HTTP/Performance/Pipeline.html> for example. Just imagine how well that would work if they were talking to a local proxy. Dean