IP/UDP Sockets in REV

Andre Garzia andre at andregarzia.com
Sun Jul 25 11:11:32 EDT 2010


I think the inquire was related to UDP which is unreliable by default, so
while the checksums and headers guarantee the integrity of a single
datagram, the nature of UDP itself is unreliable by design, still, I like
unreliable things, it adds to the adventurous fellings, you should see my
own personal tools...

On Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 12:05 PM, Mark Schonewille <
m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com> wrote:

> Ewan,
>
> TCP creates the headers for you.
>
> If you mean HTML headers, yes you have to create those yourself when using
> sockets, but not when using the put/get URL commands.
>
> If you want to connect to a server that requires special headers, then you
> have to do this yourself and you will need to get a copy of the protocol
> documentation for that server.
>
> Why do you ask? Are you having a problem with datagram sockets?
>
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>
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> On 25 jul 2010, at 16:17, Ewan Richardson wrote:
>
>  Hi there, wondering if someone could help clarify something for me.
>>
>>
>>
>> When creating socket connections using the socket datagram connection, do
>> you have to create the IP header and UDP header (and related checksums)
>> within revolution, or does revolution take care of this for you?
>>
>>
>> Thanks for your time.
>>
>
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