Re: Pointer: The Superhighway Steamroller

Christian L. Mogensen (mogens@CS.Stanford.EDU)
Sun, 26 Jun 1994 15:48:41 -0700 (PDT)

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"