ipc: dde

Werner Schiendl ws-news at gmx.at
Thu Sep 6 20:02:45 CEST 2001


Hi,

>
> And of course my original point was that sockets do *not*
> have to listen on all interfaces, and it's quite possible
> and acceptable to bind a socket to _only_ the local 127.0.0.1
> interface, thereby eliminating the need for a firewall
> to protect this particular form IPC.
>

And sockets are a _very_ portable means of IPC. Even if this is no issue
today, it might become one if you are asked one day to deliver a Linux
version of your software (or Mac, VxWorks,....)

just my 2 euro-cent
Werner





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