[e2e] UDP length field

John Kristoff jtk at depaul.edu
Mon Apr 23 06:33:48 PDT 2001

"Thomas H. Ptacek" wrote:
> Quake has its own UDP? I can see (evil) reasons for building ones
> own TCP, but almost no benefit to a custom UDP. Is this an OS issue
> (ie, they reimplemented sockets for speed) or did they also build
> their own IP? Does anyone know the answer to this?

This may or may not be related, but note the solution used.  The author
doesn't seem to understand TCP and is probably unaware of the avt stuff.



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