[BXXPwg] closing channels
Mon, 17 Jul 2000 10:11:57 -0700
hi. your answer reflects my understanding.
----- Original Message -----
From: Steve Harris <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, July 17, 2000 08:28
Subject: Re: [BXXPwg] closing channels
> "Sarveshwar Rao Duddu" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Is there any way to close a channel after it has been started?
> It seems that the answer is intentionally "No," possibly to simplify
> implementation. Each peer can really only start 126 channels, since 0
> is reserved and each peer is limited to even or odd channels.
> I wondered about this too, but then I realized that channels can be
> thought of as "states" (in the security authorization example) or
> parallel conversations on the same "topic." In the latter case, there
> may be several channels running the same profile. In either case, 126
> sounds like a reasonable limit on what you'd want to do with a single
> socket connection.
> Still, your question deserves a more authoritative answer than mine.
> Steven E. Harris
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