Re: [tcpm] Lars Eggert's Discuss on draft-ietf-tcpm-2140bis-10: (with DISCUSS and COMMENT)

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On 2021-3-25, at 23:21, Joseph Touch <> wrote:
>> Joe, you were the single author of RFC2140. Would you grant BCP78 rights in
>> RFC2140 to the IETF Trust?
> I have been asked this before and declined. My position has not changed, so the boilerplate needs to remain.

sure. I just thought I'd ask.

>> The modern web is using a lot fewer parallel connections compared to the web at
>> the time RFC 2140 was written. So the example is slightly dated.
> Can you clarify? All modern browsers are configured to allow 8-10 parallel connections, which is actually higher than when 2140 was written (it was half that).

With H2 and H3, all all Chrome-based browsers and Firefox use a default of one connection per server. With H1, the default of those browsers seems to be six. But H2/H3 are 3/4 of all traffic by some measures (e.g., So I stand by my argument.