Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] introduce a max_connection_ids transport parameter (#1998)

Mike Bishop <> Fri, 08 February 2019 21:08 UTC

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MikeBishop commented on this pull request.

> @@ -4106,6 +4102,12 @@ A client MUST NOT include an original connection ID, a stateless reset token, or
 a preferred address.  A server MUST treat receipt of any of these transport
 parameters as a connection error of type TRANSPORT_PARAMETER_ERROR.
+max_connection_ids (0x000e):
+: The maximum number of connection IDs that the peer is willing to store.
+  This value includes only connection IDs sent in NEW_CONNECTION_ID frames.
+  If this parameter is absent, a default of 0 is assumed.

True -- we have an exemption for the one HTTP setting which is purely advisory.  Since this is a suggestion, reducing it wouldn't necessarily hurt anything.  (But there's no prohibition on the sender to not blow up on exceeding the limit, either.)

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