New commer questions
taylor at NORTELNETWORKS.COM
Sun Mar 4 15:28:15 EST 2001
We use the RFC 1006 length specifier to indicate total message length in
The "ALF" is actually anything but message delimitation -- not sure how it
got that name. The functions performed by the application are
-- reliable delivery (aided by Megaco's transaction orientation)
-- sequencing (not much needed in Megaco except in sorting out event
-- throttling in the face of network congestion.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Liu, Gary [mailto:gLiu at UNISPHERENETWORKS.COM]
> Sent: Friday, March 02, 2001 11:16 AM
> To: ITU-SG16 at MAILBAG.INTEL.COM
> Subject: New commer questions
> I am a new commer to the MEGACO mailing list and have some
> dump questions.
> The text enconding is new to me. If TCP is used as transport, how is a
> transaction message framed out from the data stream. Is
> "MEGACO/1" the frame
> The standard requies MGC/MC to support UDP/ALF. UDP is already message
> based. Why is ALF (application level framing) needed? I
> though the other way
> around. Framing is needed for TCP. Thanks.
> Gary Liu
> Unisphere Networks, Inc.
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