UDP for data?

David Newall openssh at davidnewall.com
Thu Jul 12 12:59:19 AEST 2018

On 12/07/18 12:00, Peter Moody wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 11, 2018 at 6:58 PM, David Newall <openssh at davidnewall.com> wrote:
>> I remember, when Sun first released NFS they used UDP for transport because
>> "performance", and then, not so very long later, had to implement TCP
>> transport because "reliability".
> network reliability has changed quite a bit since the 80's. see eg QUIC

Even if under 1 in 1,000,000,000 packets were dropped, that's not zero, 
so you have to do your own detection and retransmission.

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