[Spread-users] Some basic questions

John Lane Schultz jschultz at spreadconcepts.com
Fri Jun 30 11:04:12 EDT 2006

John Lane Schultz wrote:
> When a client connects 
> remotely to a daemon and it sends or receives a message that message 
> traverses the network multiple times: once from a sending client to the 
> daemon, at least once between the daemons, once to each receiving daemons.

Woops, that last fragment should read "once to each receiving client."

> So if you ran your configuration with only a single daemon in the LAN 
> and all clients connecting remotely then each message would go on the 
> network N times where N is the number of receiving clients in the 
> system.

Technically, that should be "at least N+1 times."  The plus one being the initial send by the originating client.  There is no additional send by the daemon because it is alone and realizes that.


John Schultz
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