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- Subject: Feature request: Lua Sockets
- From: "Vijay Aswadhati" <wyseman@...>
- Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2003 00:39:52 -0700
Having revisited my implementation of the MBUS specification using ACE
<http://www.cs.wustl.edu/~schmidt/ACE.html>, I have convinced myself that it
is too heavy weight for a light weight protocol. And that I should be able
to implement it using just Lua, measure the performance and then move parts
of the implementation to "C" if required.
For this, I need two features in the UDP class in Lua Sockets:
-- Multicast support
-- An option to set TTL
I know the details for Win32 for creating a multicast socket. However I am
not very clear where in Lua Socket (without breaking the abstraction and the
manual you are updating!) I would add this code.
Is this a reasonable request or should I slug it out and then submit a