Re: Are simultaneous TCP opens useful?


Mills@UDEL.EDU
Thu, 27 Aug 87 23:38:02 EDT


Vint,

The vintage Internet Message Protocol (RFC-759) uses, at least in
some implementations, port 45 for both source and destination. The
result is that it is readily possible that simultaneous connection
attempts can result in a single synchronized connection. This was considered
a feature.

Dave



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