[standards-jig] NEW: Message Delivery Semantics (JEP-0079)

Jacek Konieczny jajcus at bnet.pl
Thu Apr 17 09:02:59 UTC 2003

On Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 06:55:03PM -0600, David Waite wrote:
> - Scoping larger than a single message (such as a whole thread) opens a 
> whole can of worms. Does a by-thread scope apply to all resources or 
> just the current one? How does the server prevent a user from doing a 
> DoS by adding a few million thread IDs and eating up all memory? When 
> does the thread scope end (when the local user goes offline? when the 
> remote user goes offline?) 

IMHO server should never need to track threads. And even if we really
need thread-scoped delivery semantics, the JEP _must_ say when the
binding between thread and semantics expires. Now it is a ready DoS.


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