Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Close the connection if MAX_STREAMS is too large (#2499)

Martin Thomson <> Thu, 07 March 2019 22:19 UTC

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martinthomson commented on this pull request.

> @@ -851,6 +851,11 @@ limits are set in the transport parameters (see
 using MAX_STREAMS frames ({{frame-max-streams}}). Separate limits apply to
 unidirectional and bidirectional streams.
+If a max_streams transport parameter or MAX_STREAMS frame carries a value
+greater than 2^60, which implies a maximum stream ID that cannot be expressed,

I don't think that we need to say this.  It's strictly more correct, but the extra words only obscure the meaning.  Isn't it obvious that we're only talking about QUIC?

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