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Re: Stream programming

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  • Subject: [mg83702] Re: Stream programming
  • From: Albert Retey <awnl at arcor.net>
  • Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2007 05:44:42 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <figugj$flh$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hi,

> I'd like to read a continuous stream of data from a socket, process it
> with Mathematica, and send the results as a stream out another socket.
> If Mathematica can do this, could you point me to the right place in
> the documentation to learn more? I read about Stream operations, but
> it doesn't sound right.

I don't know about a direct access to sockets from within Mathematica - 
which does not mean it isn't there somewhere. Searching the 
documentation center didn't give anything useful. My guess is that your 
best bet is to use JLink or - if you are on Windows - NetLink for direct 
socket access. If you are an experienced system programmer and have good 
knowledge of C you could also consider to use "low level" mathlink.

Anyway, maybe someone else knows more about this, for sure Wolfram's 
developer staff should know every detail...

albert


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