Re: [TLS] Justification

Nicolas Williams <Nicolas.Williams@oracle.com> Wed, 12 May 2010 18:35 UTC

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From: Nicolas Williams <Nicolas.Williams@oracle.com>
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On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 01:33:08PM -0400, Adam Langley wrote:
> 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.

I think this argues for using URLs for cacheable objects.

Nico
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