On Fri, 21 Jan 2011 11:51:35 -0700, Ray Jones wrote:
> If I understand correctly....
> UDP has no such thing as flow control. So even though your machine
> reads only X packets per second, the sending machine is still sending
> and you're still receiving. If the packets build up too far your
> machine will drop them, but you've already used the bandwidth to get
> them there before they were dropped!

I agree it's a terrible waste -- but, I say, tough luck. Surely the
senders will throttle back when they start seeing some of their packets
not being acknowledged. (Like I said, we should avoid this situation as
much as possible, but ultimately the user has to be in control. The
network, selfish as this might sound, comes second!)
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