sockets -- basic udp client

Steve Holden steve at
Sun Feb 17 10:03:29 CET 2008

Paul Rubin wrote:
> "rluse1 at" <rluse1 at> writes:
>> Historically, though, the ultimate authority on this kind of stuff is
>> Richard Stevens and his Unix and TCP/IP books
>> I recommend these books if you want to get into network programming.
> I keep wanting to get that book, but it gets older and older.  Have
> things really not changed since it was written?

TCP is much like a funicular railway: it's been around long enough that 
the basic engineering principles are known and the basic bugs have been 
ironed out. Stevens is still an excellent reference.

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