[standards-jig] JEP-0047 (IBB) Updated

Dave Smith dizzyd at jabber.org
Mon Apr 7 23:15:06 UTC 2003

On Monday, Apr 7, 2003, at 16:45 America/Denver, David Waite wrote:

> This means that I cannot receive packets 11 and 12 out-of-order, but 
> does not make guarantees about me missing #11 altogether. The authors 
> of IBB can either get around this by requiring retries if an ack isn't 
> received after a certain period of time (not advisable, since this 
> will have to take the karma of IBB into account, and would thus make 
> client authoring depend on knowledge of the socket), or requiring a 
> terminating ack to indicate that the recipient has received the file 
> (which could wind up being a lot like ZMODEM, with the addition of 
> intermediate responses because of the IQ requirements.)

Agreed. This is a part of the error handling tho, that the IBB JEP 
needs to generally cleanup, tho. So no biggie, me thinks. (Provided a 
better error handling description is provided).


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