[whatwg] Websockets: dropped packets? (Jonathan Chetwynd)

pete at ucwh.net pete at ucwh.net
Thu Mar 31 09:29:35 PDT 2011

On 31 Mar 2011 07:51:01 -0500 Bob Gezelter <gezelter at rlgsc.com> wrote:

> TCP connections are an uninterrupted stream. If a packet is lost, the
> connection will be aborted.

Lost packets are retransmitted.  From "Unix Network Programming", by W. Richard
Stevens, page 205:

"TCP provides a connection-oriented, reliable, full-duplex, byte-stream service
to an application program."

pete johnson ~ pete at ucwh.net

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