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From Andrew>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] pipelining in real world
Date Fri, 06 Jun 2008 18:30:46 GMT

Joshua Slive-2 wrote:
> Why do you want this information?

Just learning http protocol and have not found a literature reflecting
current situation (last related books were published 5-6 years ago). I hope,
it isn't surprisingly I have decided the apache community must be most
informed :-)

Joshua Slive-2 wrote:
> Anyway, the answer is relatively simple if you are talking about
> ordinary web browsers: essentially all modern web browsers do
> persistent connections, and no major web browsers currently enable
> pipelining (by default; and very few people change this). So the
> answer is near 0% for pipelining and near 100% for persistent
> connections.
> Things get a lot more complicated if you add proxies, robots, and
> programmatic uses of HTTP into the mix. I don't have any numbers on
> that.

Joshua, thanks!!
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