[Standards-JIG] In order delivery for xep-0047 ?
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Thu Dec 7 19:45:47 CST 2006
On Thu, 7 Dec 2006, Michal 'vorner' Vaner wrote:
> One user is connected to one machine, it goes to someone connected to
> one machine and two machines can have only one connection between them,
> no? So where it would cross?
Someone trying to be clever? For example, say that south.example.com and
north.example.com's s2s connections are set up to send smaller stanzas
before larger stanzas, in the name of speeding up chat sessions over
in-band file transfers. ( Similar to traffic shaping behaviour at the TCP
Bob at south.example.com sends two stanzas, a 5000 byte one (an icon) and a
200 byte one ('hi alice, like the new icon?') in that order to
Alice at north.example.com . Alice receives these stanzas in reverse order,
as the smaller 200 byte one was received by the s2s component before it
had sent the larger 5000 byte stanza out (assume John and Jane are
swapping files, and the send queue is long), and thus the 200 byte stanza
was placed before the 5000 byte stanza in the queue.
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