[PD] Netsend and other dataflow languages
martinrp at vax2.concordia.ca
Wed Nov 2 16:44:51 CET 2005
Alexandre Quessy wrote:
> OSC rocks, but it is UDP only.
OSC can be used over any network. TCP is also mentioned in the OSC spec:
"OpenSound Control (OSC) is an open,
, message-based protocol developed for communication among computers,
sound synthesizers, and other multimedia devices."
"The underlying network that delivers an OSC packet is responsible for
delivering both the contents and the size to the OSC application. An OSC
packet can be naturally represented by a datagram by a network protocol
such as UDP. In a stream-based protocol such as
, the stream should begin with an int32 giving the size of the first
packet, followed by the contents of the first packet, followed by the
size of the second packet, etc."
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