Conditional protocol control

  • US 7,715,324 B1
  • Filed: 11/24/2009
  • Issued: 05/11/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/26/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A network connection method for delivering content, the network connection method comprising:

  • receiving a first request for content from a network at a server;

    analyzing the first request for content to determine first attributes, wherein analyzing the first request comprises comparing a first uniform resource indicator (URI) with an alphanumeric string to correlate the first URI with the first attributes;

    configuring a first connection for serving the content between the server and a first node;

    configuring a protocol of the first connection according to the first attributes, wherein the protocol that is configured is a transport layer protocol;

    receiving a second request for content from the network at the server;

    analyzing the second request for content to determine second attributes;

    configuring a second connection for serving the content between the server and a second node; and

    configuring the protocol of the second connection according to the second attributes, wherein the first attributes affect operation of the protocol differently than the second attributes affect operation of the protocol.

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