[elvin-discuss] UDP mode

David Arnold david at mantara.com
Tue May 15 21:00:37 CDT 2007


-->"Andrew" == Andrew Davison <andrew at infradig.com> writes:

  Andrew> It's a pity that NotifyEmit doesn't have a response and that
  Andrew> NotifyDeliver doesn't have a sequence # per session.

of course, a UDP-based protocol could do these fairly simply, but it's
tricky to avoid reimplementing a poor-quality TCP.

the major motivation for discussions of per-message sequence numbering
has been for a multicast (rather than UDP-unicast) transport.  those
discussions have yet to produce anything tangible though ...



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