[JDEV] send nothing ? -was : Type of connection used for a jabber server
dwaite at jabber.com
Mon Aug 20 19:44:26 CDT 2001
You can send (ignorable) whitespace, which does not affect the parsing
of the document. So some clients will send a space, a tab, or some
combination thereof to the server once a minute to prevent any proxy
in-between from detecting it as a dead connection and severing it.
>What is the 'send nothing trick' ?
> Is there a message or query type that the server will simply echo -
>something that I can use to confirm that my connection is still active ?
>----- Original Message -----
>From: David Rainville
> Since I am having problems of disconnections in my jabber client ....
>And yes I use the send nothing trick each 30 seconds so it is not because of
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