[jdev] XEP-0199 (XMPP Ping) to test reliability

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Mon Jan 21 12:31:08 CST 2008

Yann Leboulanger wrote:
> Is it a good idea for a client to xmpp-ping server every X seconds to 
> test if it's still available, in order to detect server shutdown, 
> connection cut ... ?

Not really. It's pretty verbose. We generally prefer to send whitespace 
over the TCP connection. We usually call that "whitespace ping".


Peter Saint-Andre

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