[whatwg] XMLHttpRequest connection limit

Dave Raggett dsr at w3.org
Thu Nov 2 04:05:09 PST 2006

On Thu, 2 Nov 2006, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> FYI: The list for raising issues on XMLHttpRequest is public-webapi at w3.org.
> On Wed, 01 Nov 2006 17:34:24 +0100, Ted Goddard <ted.goddard at icesoft.com> 
> wrote:
>> [...]
>> I would like to propose that the HTTP connection limit
>> be standardized at two per user-initiated window. (For
>> instance, Safari is not limited to two connections per
>> browser.)  This should be a relatively straightforward
>> change in browser policy (browsers other than Safari,
>> that is), but it is a significant enhancement for
>> Ajax applications.
> I don't think changing HTTP is really in scope for the XMLHttpRequest 
> specification.

well how about an XMLBEEPRequest specification then?

Beep is kind of like a bidirectional version of HTTP and includes 
multiplexing capabilities with stream prioritization, see:


Beep isn't in widespread use as yet, but is well thought off
by the IETF folks.

  Dave Raggett <dsr at w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett

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