Dominic Thoreau dominic.thoreau at
Thu Sep 17 16:45:59 BST 2009

2009/9/17 Bob MacCallum <uncoolbob at>:
> I thought Skype tried to set up a direct end to end UDP connection if
> possible?  Fallback is through some central servers.
> That's what it says when you display the "technical info".  I am not a
> network expert though (don't know what UDP is for example!)

Then they're lying to you, but it's got enough jargon in it that it'll
impress the general public.

UDP doesn't do connections, it use standalone packets which can be
seperately routed (like BitTorrent packets)


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