[opensource-dev] before opena Jira, APR

Oz Linden (Scott Lawrence) oz at lindenlab.com
Wed Sep 1 07:20:14 PDT 2010

  On 2010-09-01 9:46, Francesco Rabbi wrote:
> No, this is a client side problem in file handling, not an HTTP 
> problem... You can parallelize billions of download,
Whether or not you _can_, you _shouldn't_.  The HTTP spec is quite clear 
on this point.

We'd get much better performance than we're getting now if we fixed the 
servers to support persistent connections; there's a lot of overhead in 
setting up a new connection - extra round trips plus TCP slow-start.

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