[jdev] XMPP Ping method?

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Wed Nov 1 10:55:36 CST 2006

Cross-posting to sjig:

On 1 Nov 2006, at 16:45, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Scott Robinson wrote:
>> What is the proper method of performing a ping across a client XMPP
>> connection. That is, from a sever's perspective, if a client
>> mysteriously and unexpectedly drops off the Internet, it won't  
>> know it
>> until the TCP connection times out.
> Most servers use "whitespace pings". It would be good for us to  
> document
> that method in an XMPP extension.

Perhaps we could also revisit the ping/ack (J|X)EP, as the whitespace  
ping doesn't really address the issue as we might desire?


Kevin Smith
Psi XMPP Client Project Leader (http://psi-im.org)

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