sockets: How to know when your data is sent

Jaime Wyant at
Wed Nov 10 16:05:50 CET 2004

On 09 Nov 2004 17:26:03 GMT, Grant Edwards <grante at> wrote:
[ snip! ]
> Unfortunately, many people who write network applications (and
> protocols) make all sorts of bizarre assumptions, and somebody
> ends up jumping through hoops later to try to fix things when
> those assumptions turn out to be wrong. :/

Woah!  This is all enlightening news to me.  Of course, what little
bit of socket level stuff I've done, I've always had a
"send/acknowledge" type protocol wrapped around.  I guess I've just
been lucky so far :-).


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