[elvin-discuss] UDP mode

Andrew Davison andrew at arrivasoftware.com
Tue May 15 21:25:57 CDT 2007


Thanks. I will only allow UDP for UNotify messages (and multicast) . Now 
SCTP would be a more viable alternative, if Windows supported it.

Andrew

David Arnold wrote:
> -->"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 ...
>
>
>
> d
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