[Tox Support] [Support] UDP or TCP for traffic-saving?

Jfreegman Jfreegman at tox.chat
Mon Aug 10 16:50:15 UTC 2015

To clarify some more, UDP mode uses significantly more bandwidth than 
TCP-only mode overall, however this is mostly due to DHT traffic. TCP 
packets are obviously a little bigger than UDP packets, meaning a video 
conversation with TCP will use a bit more bandwidth than with UDP if 
you disregard DHT traffic. The difference is probably trivial though - 
if saving bandwidth is your primary concern you should be forcing a TCP 

On Sat, 8 Aug, 2015 at 1:10 PM, chuong vu <chuongv at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just to clarify, TCP will consume significantly less traffic than UDP 
> in both conversation and stand-by mode.
> On Sat, Aug 8, 2015 at 10:06 AM, chuong vu <chuongv at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello Vladimir,
>> Using TCP will consume less traffic.
>> Chuong
>> On Sat, Aug 8, 2015 at 8:29 AM, <v_2e at ukr.net> wrote:
>>>   Hello!
>>>   I would like to know which mode consumes less traffic --
>>> UDP or TCP?
>>> Both during the conversation and in stand-by mode.
>>>   Thank you!
>>>     Vladimir
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>>>  <v_2e at ukr.net>
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