[standards-jig] Jabber ping

Thomas Muldowney temas at box5.net
Mon May 19 05:11:01 UTC 2003

Yeah, impl issue.  The jadc2s that is running on jabber.org has had an 
idle check for a while now.  After about 5 minutes of inactivity it 
will check the connection every 5 minutes.  It's not perfect, but it's 
helping a fair deal.


On 2003.05.18 19:03, Robert Norris wrote:
> > But how about adding some kind of ping to Jabber?
> > My client send request: <ping>ping</ping>
> This is an implementation issue. Many clients currently send a single
> whitespace character (since CDATA in the XML stream at the top level
> is
> ignored) as a way to keep connections open across (say) NATs.
> jabberd2 will implement server-issued keepalives for both client and
> server connections, which will mean that client disconnections will
> noticed in a timely manner.
> Rob.
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