[BitTorrent] Re: Would it be possible to add to UDP and STUN?

Gregorio Roper gregorio at gmx.li
Fri Oct 15 20:34:29 EDT 2004


weezul_fenderson wrote:
> 
>>UDP transfers are tricky to implement properly.
> 
> 
> Do you mean that the network might choose to drop your packet because
> its "out of date" and the network assomes its something like voice?  This
> sounds like an easy matter for error correction, although I believe that the
> curren BitTorrent error correction may be insufficent.

Error correction is just one of the challenges you would face. Another 
one would be flow control, you would need a completely new transfer 
protocol below the bittorrent protocol layer.

mfg
gregorio



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