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tonyb
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Joined: Mar 02, 2002
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hi, i am having problems writing a program that will allow two user to send messages to each other.

1. The messages can contain more than one
line.
And the programs should allow the user to finish typing an outgoing message before it displays any incoming messages from the other user.
2. The messages do not have to be sent
alternately.
I.e. it should be possible for one user to
send several messages before the other user
sends a reply.

thanks to anyone who can solve this
email : pki786@hotmail.com
[ March 02, 2002: Message edited by: tonyb ]
Prashanth menon
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Joined: Feb 20, 2001
Posts: 65
hi
The first question is not quite clear. I think its contrary to the second one. If the incoming message should be displayed only after the outgoing message, then it is same as the second case. That is message sent alternately.
If this should go simultaenous, then please try using multithreading. The outstream can be put on a thread different from the instream. So even if one is idle other can send message.
Thomas Paul
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Originally posted by tonyb:
hi, i am having problems writing a program that will allow two user to send messages to each other.
Why not show what you have and show where you are stuck. Obviously this is your homework so we don't want to do it for you but we are willing to help.


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Dave Vick
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tonyb
Welcome to the Java Ranch, we hope you’ll enjoy visiting as a regular however,
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Arijit Ghosh
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Joined: Feb 01, 2002
Posts: 174
All I would like to state here is that this can be handled efficiently by JMS.
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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