RE: http over udp?

Hi Joris,

>The issue is that HTTP needs a connection-oriented transport.
>Using UDP would mean that you need some sort of connection-management...
>So why use UDP?
I have a device that supports only UDP kind of server side sockets.
So I have to use UDP.

>Note that UDP is a complete different protocol than TCP, even if they have
>the same range of port numbers (and have ports).
Yes, I know , but since I had to use UDP, I was thinking on that track

>- Joris
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Tapan Divekar []
>Sent: Friday, 01 June 2001 20:20
>Subject: http over udp?
>has anyone tried to use http over udp.
>i have a device which has only udp type server sockets. it doenst have TCP
>I want to reach that device using netscape/ IE (any browser).
>since HTTP is based over TCP , my UDP listener at my device's end wont
>receive packets sent over netscape.
>Any ideas?
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Received on Monday, 4 June 2001 18:20:05 UTC