Re: Pointer: The Superhighway Steamroller

Christian L. Mogensen <mogens@CS.Stanford.EDU>
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 1994 00:51:59 +0200
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From: Christian L. Mogensen <mogens@CS.Stanford.EDU>
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Subject: Re: Pointer: The Superhighway Steamroller
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Frederick G.M. Roeber writes:

> The article is copyrighted and reposting is explicitly forbidden, but I can 
> refer to it:

>   news:GUTNBERG%94062522535895@VMD.CSO.UIUC.EDU

He is right about the relative-cost of initial connection setup.
It's just that he's a few orders of magnitute out.  The SHTTP
spec has a nice MIME feature allowing a connection to be reused -
very useful for protocol negotation.

I think he left his terminal unattended...
Mumble - HTML vastly more costly than ASCII mumble...

Christian "It's the only logical explanation"