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From Maarten Bosteels <m.boste...@pandora.be>
Subject Re: [mina] Is UDP connectionless or stateless?
Date Tue, 18 Oct 2005 17:44:13 GMT
Trustin Lee wrote:

> I found Wikipedia says it is both stateless and connectionless in the 
> viewpoint of transport layer.
>
> Connectionless is too long to type.  Are we OK just to go with stateless?
>
> Trustin
>
If you need to call it anything else than UDP, I would go for 
"connectionless"
since the protocol implemented on top of UDP can certainly be stateful 
(as someone already pointed out)

http://computing-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/UDP also uses 
"connectionless"

Maarten

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