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Re: Large-datagram hop-by-hop delivery mechanism

  • From: Faust
  • Date: Wed Aug 04 17:38:22 1999

Sounds to me like UUCP.

"Mark R. Lindsey" wrote:
> I am seeking a mechanism for reliable delivery of large blobs through a
> network of occasionally-connected hosts that can forward the blobs using
> available transport protocols.
> I can't find it, though. Most of the networking materials I can find
> deal more with immediate-transmission networks, where the destination
> host is reachable at the instant that the source host transmits. (This
> isn't a catenet.)