Python newbie looking into communications...

Erik Max Francis max at
Sun Jan 26 04:54:18 CET 2003

Peter Hansen wrote:

> There's a reason much more code uses TCP than UDP.  If you need
> reliable transmission of data, using UDP is *not* what you want.

And furthermore, to implement what you want in UDP would be in effect
rewriting TCP.  So you should just be using TCP in the first place.

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