[e2e] Number of persistent connections per HTTP server?

Prakash Khemani khemani at netscaler.com
Wed Oct 9 21:51:03 PDT 2002

Internet Explorer ver6 uses 2 persistent connections.
> Spencer,
> in 1996 or so there was a feeling that opening 4, say, parallel
> connections
> was evil.  possibly the http spec says "2" to mute the brickbats that
> might
> otherwise have been tossed its way because of the then prevailing
> i
> think 4 has always been the number most browsers use.  (i.e., i
> Netscape used 4 and others followed suit.)
> cheers, Greg Minshall

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