Our nameless project.

davidroman96 davidroman96 at gmail.com
Sat May 31 05:55:08 PDT 2014

El 31/05/14 14:43, danimoth escribió:
> On 31/05/14 at 02:14pm, Christian Mayer wrote:
>> On Sat, May 31, 2014 at 1:24 PM, davidroman96 <davidroman96 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> For the "POC" we are using UDP. UDP only can send small packets of
>>> ~64kb, therefore, it can be used for a chat but is too slow to download
>>> big files. We have sacrified speed to increase anonymity and privacity.
>>> We have "tested" it in a small group of people and for this reason we
>>> can not say if it works or not, but in theory it works!
>> "tested"? Any source code to show?
> I missed that part completely. What does it mean that "UDP is too slow
> because of packet size of 64 kb" ? To me, it seems an ugly claim. 
> Do you know that ethernet will fragment it in pieces of ~1 kb, and the 
> most common segment size on the Internet is around 500 bytes ? 
> TCP maximum segment size is also 16 bit long.. Your proposal requires
> a modification of the most transport protocols of the internet, and 
> IPv6 with jumbo frames?
> Really, take a look onto DC nets, they are quite old but far superior to
> your proposal (but they have some drawbacks).
> I see too much approximation, I'm sorry.

I say that UDP is slow not because of the size, because of send a file
of 8GB with broadcast packets that maybe  take some minutes to reach the
I know that the are a lot of problems...

PD: Thank you for the responses

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