[PD] exact meaning of netsend outlet
martin.peach at sympatico.ca
Sat Aug 14 16:50:07 CEST 2010
On 2010-08-14 03:55, Peter Plessas wrote:
> please excuse me, I mixed things up when asking. I wanted to know what
> the outlet of netSEND really indicates. Ups, sorry!
> So rephrased:
> Does it indicate whether Pd was able to open a port through the OS?
> Does it indicate whether a (TCP) packet actually arrived at the receiver?
> Does it indicate whether the connection is "alive" (whatever that means)?
No. It only changes if you try to send a message and it fails. If the
other end drops the connection you won't get notified until you attempt
to send something. It could take seconds or minutes before the OS
decides the message didn't get through.
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