[standards-jig] JEP-0047 (IBB) Updated

Thomas Muldowney temas at box5.net
Mon Apr 7 19:26:16 UTC 2003


Well that's what I'm mentioning in the state problems, the error
handling right now is very lacking.  If the sender gets a bounce for
whatever reason there needs to be an error transmission that either
resets or closes (my preferred) the stream.

--temas


On Mon, Apr 07, 2003 at 03:05:08PM -0400, Ralph Siemsen wrote:
> Thomas Muldowney wrote:
> 
> >So how do we solve the seq mess?  The solution that myself and a few
> >others have been suggesting is that packets are not sent with a sequence
> >number, but rather a high resolution (millisecond) timestamp of when the
> >packet was transmitted.
> 
> Assuming for the moment that sufficiently accurate clocks are available, 
> how would this help you detect when a packet had been dropped?  IMHO 
> there is no point to having packet delivery order guaranteed if you 
> cannot also guarantee that all packets are received...
> 
> -R
> 
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