[Twisted-Python] UDP servers and socket queues

Phil Mayers p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Tue Apr 22 10:07:03 EDT 2003

On Tue, Apr 22, 2003 at 09:30:56AM +0300, Tommi Virtanen wrote:
> 	But your basic problem is trying to use UDP where it doesn't
> 	work.  Even if you find some sufficient delays that make the
> 	system not lose packets in your specific case, changing any of
> 	the variables (upgrading CPU, NICs, switches, OS, ...) can
> 	make it fail again. You should use a protocol that doesn't
> 	rely on luck, except maybe for optimization.

Hmm. Without going into irrelevant detail, I'm certain the UDP is the
appropriate protocol for this application, for a number of reasons, but
thanks for the comment.



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