[jdev] XMPP Ping method?
jcea at argo.es
Thu Nov 2 17:24:47 CST 2006
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Chris Mullins wrote:
>>From the very first day I wrote a Jabber packet, I was looking for a
> Ping command. I would still like to see one.
Coming from an IRC devel background, I also miss "ping". You can't use
TCP timeouts because they are very very very late. The faster TCP
timeout would be about 20 minutes.
I'm a bit worried about CPU/bandwidth explosión, nevertheless. And
mobile bandwidth, that pay per byte.
> I usually end up using IQ:Time, or IQ:Version as a ping. Almost
> everything supports this - clients, servers, bots, etc.
> I would still love to see IQ:Ping.
> Chris Mullins
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jdev-bounces at jabber.org [mailto:jdev-bounces at jabber.org] On Behalf
> Of Peter Saint-Andre
> Sent: Wednesday, November 01, 2006 8:45 AM
> To: Jabber software development list
> Subject: Re: [jdev] XMPP Ping method?
> 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.
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