Re: [hybi] Last Call: <draft-ietf-hybi-thewebsocketprotocol-10.txt> (The WebSocket protocol) to Proposed Standard

Patrick McManus <pmcmanus@mozilla.com> Sun, 24 July 2011 14:34 UTC

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Subject: Re: [hybi] Last Call: <draft-ietf-hybi-thewebsocketprotocol-10.txt> (The WebSocket protocol) to Proposed Standard
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On Sun, 2011-07-24 at 13:11 +0200, Iñaki Baz Castillo wrote:
> 2011/7/22 David Endicott <dendicott@gmail.com>om>:
> > The technological advantages are worthy, when it's used, but when it doesn't
> > come into play, there are added inefficiencies.
> 
> ~100 ms (if the DNS server is not local and there is no DNS cache for
> the given domain). And just during the WS connection, no more. Taking
> into account that a WS will be *usually* connected after loading a web
> page, such ~100ms in a non-full-realtime protocol is insignificant.
> 

reducing startup latencies is a priority for me. I would not implement
such a scheme. 

Lots of RTTs are bigger than 100ms, fwiw.