[sldev] UDP to TCP/HTTP - performance issues?

Argent Stonecutter secret.argent at gmail.com
Fri Nov 16 19:02:55 PST 2007


On 16-Nov-2007, at 20:41, Tateru Nino wrote:
>> I have to say, too, that there was a time that I would have  
>> considered
>> the above paragraph hard science fiction. :)

> I can't remember a time. I've been working with Internet protocols  
> since
> 1978. But I'm sure there was a time, yes.

What, not even the part about desktop systems capable of virtual  
reality and being dismissive about megabits to the home? :)

Don't forget, Vinge only postulated 50 kilobit links in True Names.  
And that WAS SF in 1981.

(and TCP/IP isn't that old, it was NCP and stuff back then)



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