[jdev] Presence - how often?

Michal 'vorner' Vaner vorner at ucw.cz
Thu Dec 11 03:57:13 CST 2008


On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 11:30:39PM -0800, Adi wrote:
> How often should a client send xmpp presence to a server?  I assume most
> XMPP servers usually have a timeout for client idle and the presence should
> be sent at a value that is less than this timeout to be optimal. But if you
> are talking to some third party xmpp server, you wouldnt know their client
> idle timeout setting, so how do we optimize sending presence? -

You definitely do not want to use presence for this connection keepalive
(which is not mandatory part of the protocol anyway, you could have a
server without this timeout at all). Presence would broadcast to all
your contacts and spam them unnecessarily.

With regards

I never finish anyth

Michal 'vorner' Vaner
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