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Re: Importance of HTTP connection keep-alive
> With http://www.kde.org/screenshots/:
So according to this test, this page downloads roughly two times
faster through Polipo/tor than through Privoxy/tor, right?
> I also tested with another website (http://www.spiegel.de/):
This test is not representative: this is an HTTP/1.0 site. There are
fortunately very few of these left nowadays.
(Interesting that you should have chosen to test with this particular site.)
> Privoxy may have had a slight advantage here, because by removing
> three tracking pixels it had to do three requests less.
And notwithstanding the fact that you so carefully crafted this test
to advantage Privoxy, Polipo/tor was still 13% faster?
> It certainly looks like keep-alive's effects aren't big enough to
> guarantee faster web browsing through Tor, though.
I guess there's no point in continuing this discussion, then.