[tahoe-dev] connection timeouts on VG2

David-Sarah Hopwood david-sarah at jacaranda.org
Tue Mar 27 23:05:40 UTC 2012

On 27/03/12 23:41, David-Sarah Hopwood wrote:
> [*] 115 seconds is the default HTTP keepalive time for Firefox:
>     http://kb.mozillazine.org/Network.http.keep-alive.timeout
>     (Internet Explorer uses 60 seconds:
>     http://support.microsoft.com/kb/813827 )
>     So, any firewall that drops a connection after less than 115 seconds
>     idle time (plus an error margin) is irretrievably hosed, since that
>     would consistently break Firefox.

s/firewall/middlebox (including firewalls, NATs, and routers)/

David-Sarah Hopwood ⚥

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