[standards-jig] Pub/Sub for JNG?

Dave dave at dave.tj
Wed May 1 17:31:51 UTC 2002


ICQ used to use UDP?  Cool :-)

 - Dave


David Waite wrote:
> 
> 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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