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Re: Not UDP? Re: Proposed HTML ping attribute

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 17:43:26 -0800
Message-Id: <A63860C6-8675-41B4-A49F-34F8FD32BD09@gbiv.com>
Cc: W3C TAG <www-tag@w3.org>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>

On Jan 17, 2008, at 4:22 PM, Mark Nottingham wrote:

> If they're behind a firewall (e.g., inside a company), it won't get  
> out. This is why Java applet networking doesn't take off so well;  
> it can't use whatever proxy infrastructure is in place.

IIRC, outgoing UDP packets will work fine.  A firewall should only be
a problem for incoming UDP packets, as Tim indicated, unless it is a
very strict firewall.

....Roy
Received on Friday, 18 January 2008 01:43:37 UTC

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