Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of Quake3Networking

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bhook (IP: 64.207.62.170)
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05/26/06 21:55:11 (12 years ago)
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    6060Aside from application level delta compression, Q3 also does per-packet Huffman compression. Works great, simple to implement, and the upside to something more aggressive is very low. 
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    62 He has done some half-hearted work on encryption, but basically app/stream-level encryption is pointless because of the sophistication of hackers. In the future he'll probably rely on higher level inspection (a la Punkbusters for CounterStrike) instead of cute bit-twiddling. 
     62He has done some half-hearted work on encryption, but basically app/stream-level encryption is pointless because of the sophistication of hackers. In the future he'll probably rely on higher level inspection (a la Punkbusters for Counter-Strike) instead of cute bit-twiddling. 
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    6464Finally, I asked about packet size. He thinks the notion of a 512-byte optimal MTU is pretty much at least 5 years out of date. He sees almost no problems with a max packet size of 1400 bytes, and fragmentation just isn't an issue. During the course of typical activity, the actual payload size is often smaller than the UDP header size (!), and even