Re: Why tcp sockets for dashbaord?


On Thu, 2005-07-28 at 10:01 +1000, msevior physics unimelb edu au wrote:
> It appears that the dashboard uses tcp sockets and quite regularly.  With a
> misconfigured firewall this can cause serious slow downs in Abiword as the
> input
> is filtered by the kernel.  Iptables rules which look like the following are
> doing the damage:

At the time Dashboard was written, Mono didn't have Unix domain socket

Also, there was some desire to have Dashboard work on Windows, and TCP
sockets were the shortest path to achieving this.


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