how to get any available port

Paul Rubin http
Tue Oct 4 22:35:30 CEST 2005

Grant Edwards <grante at> writes:
> > Hmm...perhaps he is trying to do a transfer thing like many chat
> > programs do. Instead of sending large files across a server, you
> > "Direct Connect" and send the file directly. :shrugs:
> So how does that require binding the client end of a TCP connection?

In the nomenclature of some of these applications, that kind of transfer
is called a client to client connection.  Both ends are called clients.

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