Ämne:Re: [dcdev] Re: Thoughts about Fredrik's draft
Till:Direct Connect developers <[email protected]>, Fredrik Tolf <[email protected]>
> eDonkey servers do this - they connect to a user's listening port
> and if it's unreachable, it puts them in their equivalent of
> passive mode (lowID). eDonkey servers also host a lot more users
> than the biggest DC hubs as of yet do (the biggest I saw listed was
> 205,628 users - though the median size seems closer to 20-30k).
Really? I would have thought that it would take to much hub resources
to do that. Do you really think that it's feasible?
> >If a user detects anything weird about another user (not being
> >able to connect to him,
> From my experience on the DC++ forums, if you implement a "warning
> system" that can be triggered on timeouts by the user, you will get
> a lot of misconfigured users using it. (Many behind routers don't
> realize they have to put in their external IP to become active.)