[jdev] XMPP Ping method?

Tobias Markmann tmarkmann at googlemail.com
Wed Nov 1 11:07:39 CST 2006


Isn't that a TCP problem since that can happen to any protocol which is
based to TCP?

On 11/1/06, Scott Robinson <scott at tranzoa.com> 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.
>
> This obviously can lead to two inconvenient situations:
>   1. Dropped messages that could otherwise stored.
>   2. A stale presense of availablity.
>
> A quick Google search didn't result in anything useful, except a thread
> noting how it _shouldn't_ be done.
>
> Any ideas?
>
> --
> Scott Robinson <scott at quadhome.com>
> http://quadhome.com/
>
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