[OT] Handling multiple UDP clients through NAT

Andrew Jorgensen andrew.jorgensen at gmail.com
Wed Feb 7 17:00:46 MST 2007


On 2/7/07, Nicholas Leippe <nick at leippe.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 February 2007 12:58, Andrew McNabb wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 07, 2007 at 12:40:52PM -0700, Dave Smith wrote:
> > > Theoretically, it is possible to implement TCP on top of UDP, I imagine.
> > > It would be slightly easier than doing it directly on top of IP, since
> > > UDP gives you port numbers for free. :) That would be a fun weekend
> > > project...
>
> Isn't that what SCTP essentially is?

Maybe for now, but that's only because it's easiest to test an
experimental protocol by wrapping it in UDP.  If SCTP ever gets taken
seriously it will have it's own protocol number (probably already
does, right?) and be wrapped only in IP.



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