[jcifs] Quick jCIFS doco question.
Michael B Allen
mba2000 at ioplex.com
Mon Jan 12 11:18:50 GMT 2004
> From the jCIFS javadoc:
> If this property is true , the socket that jCIFS uses will wait for a
> fraction of a second to collect several messages for more efficient
> transmission in one packet. This sets the setTcpNoDelay for the NetBIOS
> socket to true. By default Java sockets and the jCIFS client do not delay;
> the default value is false.
> That seems backward. If TCP_NODELAY is set (true) then there should be, er,
> "no delay".
You're right. The property description is wrong. In fact the description should
just refer to the socket.setTcpNoDelay() method.
A program should be written to model the concepts of the task it
performs rather than the physical world or a process because this
maximizes the potential for it to be applied to tasks that are
conceptually similar and, more important, to tasks that have not
yet been conceived.
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