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HTTP/2.0 and the underlying transport protocol


HTTP/2.0 and the transport layer

The HTTP/1.1 protocol has been described in the e-book as well as the principles of HTML. Consider a browser that retrieves the index.html file from http://www.computer-networking.info that contains the HTML code shown below.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>Computer Networking : Principles,Protocols and Practice</title>
 <link rel="stylesheet" href="_static/alabaster.css" type="text/css" />
 <link rel="stylesheet" href="http://www.computer-networking.info/_static/pygments.css" type="text/css" />
 <script type="text/javascript" src="http://js.computer-networking.info/_static/jquery.js"></script>
 <link rel="stylesheet" href="_static/custom.css" type="text/css" />
 </head><body>

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 </body>
 </html>

How many transport connections would an HTTP/2.0 browser need to establish to show the entire page (including the one used to retrieve the HTML file itself)?