Changeset 2592 for draft-ietf-httpbis


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Timestamp:
28/01/14 00:25:26 (6 years ago)
Author:
fielding@…
Message:

Demote SHOULD limit number of open connections to an ought; see #531

Location:
draft-ietf-httpbis/latest
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2 edited

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p1-messaging.html

    r2591 r2592  
    22202220         <div id="persistent.concurrency">
    22212221            <h2 id="rfc.section.6.4"><a href="#rfc.section.6.4">6.4</a>&nbsp;<a href="#persistent.concurrency">Concurrency</a></h2>
    2222             <p id="rfc.section.6.4.p.1">A client <em class="bcp14">SHOULD</em> limit the number of simultaneous open connections that it maintains to a given server.
    2223             </p>
     2222            <p id="rfc.section.6.4.p.1">A client ought to limit the number of simultaneous open connections that it maintains to a given server.</p>
    22242223            <p id="rfc.section.6.4.p.2">Previous revisions of HTTP gave a specific number of connections as a ceiling, but this was found to be impractical for many
    22252224               applications. As a result, this specification does not mandate a particular maximum number of connections, but instead encourages
     
    22302229               consumes server resources. Furthermore, using multiple connections can cause undesirable side effects in congested networks.
    22312230            </p>
    2232             <p id="rfc.section.6.4.p.4">Note that servers might reject traffic that they deem abusive, including an excessive number of connections from a client.</p>
     2231            <p id="rfc.section.6.4.p.4">Note that a server might reject traffic that it deems abusive or characteristic of a denial of service attack, such as an
     2232               excessive number of open connections from a single client.
     2233            </p>
    22332234         </div>
    22342235         <div id="persistent.failures">
  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p1-messaging.xml

    r2591 r2592  
    30663066<section title="Concurrency" anchor="persistent.concurrency">
    30673067<t>
    3068    A client &SHOULD; limit the number of simultaneous open
     3068   A client ought to limit the number of simultaneous open
    30693069   connections that it maintains to a given server.
    30703070</t>
     
    30853085</t>
    30863086<t>
    3087    Note that servers might reject traffic that they deem abusive, including an
    3088    excessive number of connections from a client.
     3087   Note that a server might reject traffic that it deems abusive or
     3088   characteristic of a denial of service attack, such as an excessive number
     3089   of open connections from a single client.
    30893090</t>
    30903091</section>
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