Re: Simple file send?

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Subject: Re: Simple file send?
Posted by:  Frank Shearar (frank.shear…@rnid.org.uk)
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2003

"tadzoi" <tadz…@go2.pl> wrote in message
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> I'm working on simple chat program. It uses UDP Client/Server.
> I wonder what is the best/simplest way to sent files with such arch.?
> Is UDP reliable enough? Maybe some example?

If you're sending small files, look at the Trivial File Transfer Protocol
(TFTP). That might suit your needs. As others have said, UDP is not a
reliable transport, and so systems that need reliability but use UDP have to
implement their own reliability mechanisms.

frank

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Simple file send? posted by tadzoi on Tue, 28 Oct 2003