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From "James Strachan" <james.strac...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: UDP buffer problem
Date Fri, 22 Jun 2007 07:24:02 GMT
On 6/22/07, Tom Samplonius <tom@samplonius.org> wrote:
>
> ----- "James Strachan" <james.strachan@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > So we need a working reliable layer on top of UDP which is capable of
> > handling re-requests of missing packets etc. The current code is work
> ...
>
>   I think that is called TCP.  Why UDP at all?  Is this for multicasting?  Otherwise,
I can't see any reason why not to use TCP?

For reliable multicast; some folks want to use that. But I agree, for
most things TCP is the best choice.

-- 
James
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http://macstrac.blogspot.com/

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