Re: [TLS] Justification

Adam Langley <agl@google.com> Wed, 12 May 2010 17:55 UTC

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On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 1:26 PM, Michael D'Errico <mike-list@pobox.com> wrote:
> What is this three packet limit you speak of?

TCP's initial congestion window is three frames (for now). So a TLS
server which needs more than three frames to send ServerHello through
to ServerHelloDone will have to wait additional round trips for
acknowledgments from the client.


AGL