Re: Call queueing

der Mouse (mcgill-vision!
2 Sep 88 06:32:00 GMT

> [A disadvantage of the BSD networking model is that] a connection may
> proceed to the ESTABLISHED state and accept/ACKnowledge (usually 4K
> bytes of) data before the application-level peer (process) is even
> created. [...] What if X were to place a "collect" call to such an
> implementation and send data; then the receiver process start up and
> decides it doesn't want to accept the call. Who pays for the bytes?

Presumably in an environment where the notion of a "collect" call makes
sense, one doesn't use this model. It would be fairly easy to add such
capability to BSD.

                                        der Mouse

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