[standards-jig] about XML framing issue

Ulrich Staudinger us at die-horde.de
Fri Jan 30 10:56:02 UTC 2004


Richard Dobson wrote:

>>Thank you,  Ralph, I got it.
>>So if an XML document is too large, it will be partitioned into smaller
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>XML frames
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>>for routing and transferring purpose, just like that has been done for
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>TCP/IP, am I right.
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>As Ralph said it is not framed, it is also not partitioned as there is no
>need to as there is no real XML document size as far as the protocol is
>concerned since it is being sent over a TCP socket, the only limit is an
>implementation one in the servers which I seem to recall as being 500k is
>jabberd, if you reach this limit you will be sent an error and be
>disconnected.
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And bothering the server's karma watcher can lead to disconnects as well.

ulrich




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