[PD] bi-directional OSC over TCP from liblo

martin.peach at sympatico.ca martin.peach at sympatico.ca
Fri Nov 9 17:53:15 CET 2012

> Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2012 17:25:41 +0100
> From: zmoelnig at iem.at
> To: pd-list at iem.at
> Subject: Re: [PD] bi-directional OSC over TCP from liblo
> On 11/09/2012 05:14 PM, martin.peach at sympatico.ca wrote:
> > If you look inside [unpackOSCstream] you'll see that it uses [slipdec].
> > So the other end must be using [slipenc] or they won't match up.
> > Unless you are doing this over a serial connection there is no need to
> > use SLIP at all. [unpackOSC] should work properly with [tcpclient] or
> > [tcpserver].
> >
> but TCP/IP *is* a serial connection (that is: stream-based rather than 
> packet-based).
> if you are sending OSC-data over TCP/IP without using SLIP, you are 
> violating the OSC1.1 standard.

Ah yes. I was mixed up with the original use of slip: to pack entire tcp/ip packets, not just the payload, for transmission over a byte-oriented serial link.


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