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[REBOL] Re: Multicast and UDP?

From: m:koopmans2:chello:nl at: 17-Aug-2001 21:04

You can, see the core 2.5 release notes. However multicast is poorly supported sometimes. It depends on policy and hardware of your ISP and backbone providers. Alternatively, check out rugby 4 ( --Maarten ----- Original Message ----- From: "Porter Woodward" <[pwoodward--cncdsl--com]> To: <[rebol-list--rebol--com]> Sent: Friday, August 17, 2001 8:33 PM Subject: [REBOL] Multicast and UDP?
> Hi - > > I'm working my way thru an idea with REBOL/View/Pro, and it involves using
Multicast and UDP to handle communications. Is this possible with REBOL? I've got my "Internet Core Protocols" book out, and am considering how I might implement a UDP multicast server in REBOL (and of course, the matching client).
> I'm just thinking it might be neat to be able to use multicasting for chat
purposes, or even network games implemented in REBOL. And - if one were so inclined, one could write a REBOL streaming media client/server!!!