[standards-jig] Pub/Sub for JNG?

David Waite mass at akuma.org
Wed May 1 05:46:53 UTC 2002


Dave wrote:

>That may be, but reducing latency for messages is a goal worthy of any
>IM system's attention.  Jabber has worse latency than ICQ because of the
>combination of c2c ICQ connections and the lack of XML overhead there.
>
Funny you should mention ICQ; they have switched from a UDP-based 
protocol to a TCP-based one (and yes, ICQ _does_ use XML now AFAIK, 
although not heavily and not for normal messages).

-David Waite




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