[jdev] Re: XMPP Ping method?

Alexander Gnauck gnauck at ag-software.de
Wed Nov 1 14:27:57 CST 2006

Tomasz Sterna wrote:
> 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.
> Isn't TCP enough to handle the situation?
> Why do you need to implement it on application level?

for some devices it's not. If you work with wireless devices (WLAN, GSM, 
UMTS) you will see lot's of strange behavior.


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