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

Olaf van der Spek OvdSpek at LIACS.NL
Thu Oct 14 11:58:20 EDT 2004


weezul_fenderson wrote:
> 
> 
> This message is a followup to my previous reply.
> 
> 
>>UDP transfers are tricky to implement properly.
> 
> 
> I now think I understand this comment a bit more fully, so I will ammend my previous 
> message.
> 
> Yes, it is obviously "technically trivial" to implement file transfers with UDP, via some form 
> of error correction.  However, what I did not realize when I wrote that is the following:

At what rate would you send UDP packets?
How do you implement congestion control?


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