I broke The Protocol Stack From Hell™. Again. It's a common
occurance whenever I attempt to run a load test (nominally against our own
code, but it has to run through The Protocol Stack From Hell™ and
well, The Protocol Stack From Hell™ just tends to crumple). It's not
fatal, just a severe annoyance at having to restart everything and hope it
all comes back up.
I talked to R about this, seeing how he has over twenty years of
experience with telephony protocols. I mentioned just how bad The Protocol
Stack From Hell™ is, and ask if there was anything
I was informed that most of the major telephony players, like AT&T, wrote their own stack, but there do exist two
commercial offerings, one being The Protocol Stack From Hell™ that I
keep going on and on about. The other one …
R said that the other one is not only more expensive, but it's
The stack we're using, the one written by rabid howler monkeys on crack, is the
better of the two.
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