[JDEV] Flash 5's XMLSocket vs Jabber 1.2
oliver at littledevil.com.au
Tue Oct 17 17:52:58 CDT 2000
> I've gotten a response from MM on this. Their parser is miniscule, the
> entire flash player is just over 250K, apparently null termination is
> the lightest delimiter available when accounting for the additional code
> necessary to extend the xml-socket object for this purpose.
Cool, thanks for the insight. Getting the whole phayer down to 250k is
pretty impressive (now if they would only do a linux version of flash 5...)
> Does anyone know , or recognize, what Oliver meant by "crash" . I'm
> assuming he meant the null terminator killed the session.
That shouldn't be hard to duplicate. I get a core dump, one of the two
processes i can see with 'ps aux' dies and it stops working (although i
think it still tries to accept new connections). I guess that the
interface part, jabberd i think, is still running but the backend has
crashed. Only a guess though, i'm ignorant :)
> Is there a reason that Jabber's been configured to do this?
I'm pretty close to having a switch in the pthsock config which would
turn it into flash5 compatible mode. then flash5 can just connect on a
Thanks for the info, Oliver.
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