[MUD-Dev] Fighting Lag

Jo Dillon jo at groupinfo.com
Thu Mar 20 09:30:54 New Zealand Daylight Time 2003


On 19 Mar 2003 at 8:22, Nicolai Hansen wrote:
> Travis Nixon wrote:
 
>> It guarantees in-order delivery.  If you want guaranteed
>> delivery, but don't care if it comes in the same order that it
>> got sent, then TCP isn't such a great choice after all.
 
> UDP doesn't guarantee delivery at all and to my knowledge there is
> no transmission protocol that guarantees delivery without
> guaranteeing in-order delivery, too.

But you can build one on UDP, and end up with something more
efficient for that purpose than you would get with TCP.

--

	Jo



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