Subject: Re: TCP send buffer free space-Conclusion
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/19/2001 17:59:48
>> err... but... TCP urgent data aren't. That is, it is an urgent pointer, n=
>> urgent data, as far as I understood. especially, it is not really an=20
>> effective out of band channel, contrary what the $(FOO)_OOB$(BAR)
>> constants abused to control it even for TCP make you think...
from what I understand, urgent data pointer does provide out-of-band
data processing (see stevens TCP/IP illustrated vol II, p 983).
not sure if it fits the originator's goal, but anyway, it is useful
when you try to send ^C over telnet channel.
(if the receive buffer is totally full, yes, it may not be accepted...
i need to check)
>As always, if I'm wrong, somebody please correct me.
same for me...