[jdev] Re: XMPP Ping method?
gnauck at ag-software.de
Thu Nov 2 07:24:41 CST 2006
Kevin Smith wrote:
> For what it's worth, I very much want to get some ack system into
> widespread use. For some people, with reliable server software,
> hardware, network infrastructure and clients, XMPP seems to be reliable
> already but it's really just good fortune. Once one of these starts
> becoming a problem, reliability goes out of the window. Since the
> networking team at the site my primary account is hosted have been
> having problems over the last couple of weeks, I've lost count of the
> number of people I've sent messages to only for them to never be
> received (and for me to not know this until I speak to the person
> out-of-band). As such, I'm really suffering from the current lack of
> reliable delivery. Per-hop acks would guarantee end-to-end delivery and
> would strengthen xmpp considerably. Details, such as a new TLE, or <iq>
> are worth discussing, but this is the moment for finally making xmpp
if you want a ACKs for messages then the old message events XEP-0022
work pretty well.
We talking here about lots of different ACKs. I think we should first
define which kind of ACKs we want. And i don't think we can address all
the different ACKs dicussed here with one extension.
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