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RE: Large-datagram hop-by-hop delivery mechanism
>I am seeking a mechanism for reliable delivery of large blobs through a >network of occasionally-connected hosts that can forward the blobs using >available transport protocols. > >I can't find it, though. Most of the networking materials I can find >deal more with immediate-transmission networks, where the destination >host is reachable at the instant that the source host transmits. (This >isn't a catenet.) > >If anyone knows of such a common or standardized system, please drop me >a note. sounds to me like email, where the sending host tries again and again over a defined period of time to delivery data. no? --- Or (God help us) UUCP if scheduling is a factor.