[Standards-JIG] Re: Council decision on "Stanza Acking" proposal

Trejkaz trejkaz at trypticon.org
Sat Mar 26 03:19:50 UTC 2005


On Sat, 26 Mar 2005 09:14, Tijl Houtbeckers wrote:
> Another "trick" is sending those ping "whitespaces". This is of course not
> official protocol either and it has it's own set of problems (eg. how do
> you know wether a space is a "ping" or a "pong"?). 

In a way it's worse than that.  If a client receives a space, it is under no 
obligation whatsoever to reply to it.  The parser is in fact supposed to 
ignore it.  So all spaces are pings. :-)

TX

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