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

Dave Cridland <dave@cridland.net> Wed, 27 July 2011 17:07 UTC

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From: Dave Cridland <dave@cridland.net>
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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 Wed Jul 27 06:25:49 2011, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 11:28:06AM +1000, Mark Andrews wrote:
> > > SRV provides load-balancing and failover. I never said that SRV  
> is a
> > > solution for temporaly put in maintenance a server.
> >
> > Happy eyeballs however does allow you to take a server out of  
> production
> > and not really notice it.  Note webbrowsers have had the ability  
> to do
> > this for as long as webbrowsers have existed.
> 
> Mark, could you elaborate on this point ? Surely you're not talking  
> about
> the fact that a browser retries a failed connection, but I'm not  
> not sure
> what mechanism you're talking about.

Happy eyeballs - try everything as soon as you can, in parallel. Drop  
everything else when one does.

Dave.
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