Re: Not UDP? Re: Proposed HTML ping attribute

...I'm thinking of firewalls I deployed in the finance industry. Don't  
know how common that level of strictness is (it certainly isn't in the  
IT industry itself, but we're atypical).

On 18/01/2008, at 12:43 PM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> 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

Mark Nottingham

Received on Friday, 18 January 2008 02:16:07 UTC