in the "right" places, I'm running out of ideas.
I've got a very feeble web server. The crypto handshaking involved in
opening an https: connection takes 2-3 seconds. That would be fine if
a browser opened a single connection and then sent a series of
requests on that connection to load the various elements on a page.
But that's not what browsers do. They all seem to open whole handful
of connections (often as many as 8-10) and try to load all the page's
elements in parallel. That turns what would be a 3-4 second page load
time (using a single connection) into a 20-30 second page load time.
Even with plaintext http: connections, the multi-connection page load
time is slower than the single-connection load time, but not by as
large a factor.
Some browsers have user-preference settings that limit the max number
of simultaneous connections to a single server (IIRC the RFCs suggest
a max of 4, but most browsers seem to default to a max of 8-16).
What I really need is an HTTP header or meta-tag or something that I
can use to tell clients to limit themselves to a single connection.
I haven't been able to find such a thing, but I'm hoping I've
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