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Network Protocol

This page documents the types of messages that the client and server can exchange. For the actual network connection see wiki/Network and for the encoding and compression of the messages see wiki/PacketEncoding.

  • General packets that flow in both direction:
Packet Type Arguments Purpose Actions Required
pingtime to be echoed back monitor connection state, collect latency statisticsThe receiver must send a ping-echo back
ping-echoechoed time, load average, measured latencyresponse to ping, collect latency statistics
sound-datasound buffers and associated metadataforward sound datathe receiver should queue the sound buffer, it may drop them if desired - if so, it should tell the other end to stop sending