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Re: Greetings and comments on MCP 2.1

Erik Ostrom:
> > A server driven approach (or a client driven approach for that matter)
> > has the benefit of reducing the amount of traffic to shift before the
> > session can begin passing normal messages.
> Yes, but we're talking about bandwidth vs latency here.  In a perfect
> world we would have empirical evidence to help us make our decisions,
> but for now, it's just my intuition that the cost of, in your example,
> sending six extra lines from the client is less than the cost of
> waiting for the lines from the server to show up.

Indeed, which is why I favour a client sending all capabilities
immediately, rather then waiting to work out which of the server's
capabilities it supports.

> --Erik