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unix socket programming

 
saikrishna cinux
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hello,
any one can plz tell me reg. java socketprogramming evolution...
is this concept is new or it has been copied from unix c programming...???
if copied then how did they implemented it in java is it by using native methods'

can anyone justify this ???


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Apparently sockets are a BSD innovation, but I think they would be available in any "networkable" OS. Since they are very low level there must be some native code behind the workings, but having worked with both, I prefer the Java abstraction of sockets over the Unix C API.
 
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