Re: TCP Tuning for HTTP, the next step

tjw ietf <> Fri, 19 August 2016 09:53 UTC

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Subject: Re: TCP Tuning for HTTP, the next step
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I told Daniel I'm more than glad to lead the discussions and editing.  I've
been talking with folks in the Transport area and will continue to assist
in that area. I've gotten some more free time, and a good mentor in a
former Transport Area Director (Allison Mankin) who will keep me on track.


On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 4:58 AM, Daniel Stenberg <> wrote:

> Hey,
> I think the future of this document involve:
> - More help from Tim Wicinski with the editing. Possibly from more too.
> I've been having a hard time to give it the focus it needs to develop.
> - Focus the document on HTTP implementers. I'm not sure it has to be
> expressed in the document itself but just having a clear audience in mind
> when writing will help.
> - Splitting it up on server vs client use. If necessary, for
> intermediaries as well, although I suspect/hope we can stick to server and
> client.
> - Ideally getting more proper pull requests for contributions (and filing
> issues to use as items to work on). It could help if/when we move it over
> from my personal github to httpbis to make it clearer where people's
> efforts are going.
> - I would like to see each section refer to "deep dives" on the specific
> areas so that readers who want it all and think the explanations given in
> this document to be too "thin" be able to easily find more.
> - Accepting the fact that we're only in the beginning and the document can
> still change a lot before we're all (mostly) happy with it.
> - Less name calling on the mailing list
> --
>  /