Tue, 13 Sep 88 15:04:49 PDT
To qoute from my favorite (draft) document, the Host Requirements RFC:
"UDP is almost a null protocol; the only services it provides over IP are
checksumming of data and multiplexing by port number. Therefore, an
application program running over UDP must deal directly with a number of
the end-to-end communication problems a connection-oriented protocol
would have handled -- e.g., retransmission for reliable delivery,
packetization and reassembly, flow control, congestion avoidance, etc."
Yep, all those things! For "flow control", read "handle Source Quenches".
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