Heartbeat: broadcast or point to point
Tue, 30 Mar 1999 15:59:54 +0200
Alan Robertson wrote:
> I suppose you could piggyback acknowledgements on the back of your next
> broadcast packet, since you know you'll be doing one in a second or so.
I think udp broadcasts are sufficient for my implementation because I
only act if five in sequence go missing, so it's not critical if a
packet or two get lost.
I'm also now implementing control messages and I've been thinking about
using tcp connections for those or in general thinking about the
acknowledgement problem. if anyone has a good solution, I'd surely be
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