[ntp:questions] Windows and Wi-Fi - starts well, frequency steps?

Rod Dorman rodd at panix.com
Wed Dec 28 18:58:06 UTC 2011

In article <CAMbSiYDKdnWenOK=Sqwo_zRS9U0d02A8M5QeAJ+RvcxcjfrqsA at mail.gmail.com>,
Dave Hart  <davehart_gmail_exchange_tee at davehart.net> wrote:
>On Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 00:51, Danny Mayer <mayer at ntp.org> wrote:
>> No you don't want to do DNS over TCP if you can avoid it. It would be a
>> major hit on the resolver servers and with the kind of high volume that
>> you get as mobile devices make increasing use of such networks. You want
>> WiFi to drop UDP packets if they are lost rather than attempting to
>> retransmit them.
>I do indeed, but UDP is treated as guaranteed by WiFi, and I expect
>the reason is DNS over UDP otherwise becomes a user experience killer
>due to extra seconds of wait for each loss.

Is this defined in an RFC or some other standards document?

					-- Rod --

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