What is Indirect Communication

Explain in brief the Indirect Communication.




In the Indirect Communication, messages are sent and received from the mailboxes or the ports. A mailbox refers to an object with which the messages may be positioned by the processes and from which messages can be eliminated. In this scheme, the Send and Receive primitives are described as:

a) Send (A, message) - Send message to the mailbox A.

b) Receive (A, message) - Receive a message from the mailbox A.

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