SPUG: BSD Sockets and perl

Mike Schuh schuh at farmdale.com
Wed Jan 11 13:22:31 PST 2006

On Wed, 11 Jan 2006, David S.Patterson wrote:

>So you're saying either the client or server can read or write to each
>other, blocking or non-blocking, with the same basic functions once the
>connection is established?

"client" and "server" merely indicate who called whom.  Think phone calls:  
the client calls the server but after that either may talk or both.  
Heck, neither could say anything - this could serve as an interesting way
to monitor connectivity.

Mike Schuh -- Seattle, Washington USA

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