[PD] PD + Processing

Pall Thayer palli at pallit.lhi.is
Mon Feb 23 00:46:57 CET 2004

Well yes, of course networking should be reliable. Otherwise it's basically
useless. Java of course has everything necessary for reliable networking, no
problems there. Proce55ing however, is still in alpha and they don't try to
hide the fact that it's still in developement and mention themselves that
they're still working on proper socket implementations. It shows a lot of

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marc Lavallée" <odradek at videotron.ca>
To: "Pall Thayer" <palli at pallit.lhi.is>
Cc: <pd-list at iem.at>
Sent: Friday, February 20, 2004 8:47 PM
Subject: Re: [PD] PD + Processing

> On Fri, Feb 20, 2004 at 12:14:30AM +0000, Pall Thayer wrote:
> > Another thing that complicates matters is that proce55ing
> > seems to have problems with keeping sockets open.
> That's a key problem. Unless you can't solve this problem,
> any kludge is basically useless. For local communications,
> on the same computer or on the same LAN, it's more important,
> because UDP would be the favored transmission mode.
> I don't know much about Java (I prefer not to use it because
> its proprietary), but I think networking should be reliable.
> --
> Marc
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