Date: 2001-07-27 07:36:15
The following are my initial stab at the concepts that need to be
handled in a sockets library.
Local or remote
Active or Passive
Blocking or Non-Blocking
Unicast or Multicast or Broadcast
Connected or Connectionless
Datagram or Stream
Reliable or Un-reliable
Ordered or UnOrdered
support for out-of-band data or not.
I will try to arrange these into a feature map.
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