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From "Craig R. McClanahan" <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] UDP support for Catalina
Date Thu, 27 Jul 2000 17:41:17 GMT
Diether Samaey wrote:

> Catalina currently only supports TCP (through ServerSockets), are there any
> plans to support UDP in the near future ?  Some (non-HTTP) servlet
> implementations (e.g. SIP-servlets) might need it for communication with
> UDP-only clients.

In principle, this seems like it would be straightforward, using
DatagramSockets underneath.  You could even make the request look (to
the rest
of Catalina) like it was really an HTTP request; or you could implement
own mapping and support for generic servlets, depending on your

I don't have any personal plans to implement this in the near term, but
I'd be
happy to answer questions for someone who wanted to take a crack at it.

> Cheers,
> Diether

Craig McClanahan

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