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Re: MTU of the Internet?
On Sun, Feb 08, 1998 at 09:24:25AM -0600, Phil Howard wrote: > My multiplexing protocol would need a persistent TCP connection. There > would be 254 different subchannels. A byte code of 255 is a flag to the > multiplex control. 255,255 means a real 255 in the current subchannel. > 255,0 means EOF in the current subchannel. 255,N means a switch to > subchannel N (1-254). The sender can determine how many bytes can be > sent in one subchannel before switching to another. If more features > might be required, such as per subchannel flow control, then more codes > could be reserved (it might be good to reserve all of 200-254 for now). > AFAIK, no valid HTTP would begin with a 255,1 so this multiplexing would > likely be detectable dynamically against HTTP. Find a trained Apache module writer, and cut some code. :-) (PS: that wasn't a smarmy answer: I'd volunteer, but I am not one. (And besides the browser would have to cooperate.)) Now, for one final comment before we rediect this thread tht eh HTTP-NG group where it belongs now, make sure you extend the page language at the same time, so as to allow priority tagging of inlines, so the buttons can get sent _first_. Cheers, -- jra -- Jay R. Ashworth [email protected] Member of the Technical Staff Unsolicited Commercial Emailers Sued The Suncoast Freenet "Two words: Darth Doogie." -- Jason Colby, Tampa Bay, Florida on alt.fan.heinlein +1 813 790 7592 Managing Editor, Top Of The Key sports e-zine ------------ http://www.totk.com