[vlc-devel] why netsync unicast?

Rafaël Carré funman at videolan.org
Thu Dec 6 12:03:08 CET 2007

Le Thu, 6 Dec 2007 01:39:08 -0600,
Ryan Nowakowski <tubaman at fattuba.com> a écrit :

> Is there any reason why netsync uses udp unicast?  It seems like a
> perfect application for multicast!  It would scale better that way.

Netsync has not been maintained for a while, and it would need a

Maybe the authors didn't think about multicast when they wrote it, or
it was just simpler to use unicast ?

I'm sure multicast would be useful for that, if you feel like doing it,
don't hesitate ;)

Rafaël Carré
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