[Standards-JIG] Re: WHACK

Richard Dobson richard at dobson-i.net
Thu Apr 27 16:43:44 UTC 2006

> point that I'd like to share...
> Whatever solution gets agreed upon, if it can be implemented outside
> of an xmpp server, it would be excellent.  For example, the server has
> a proxy in front of it that can be added/removed on a need basis. 
> This proxy would possibly re-write the stanzas and add info regarding
> sequence numbers/whacks, etc and forward it to the client.  It will
> also take care of tracking the whacks/acks etc and return an error
> stanza to the server if delivery is assumed failed.
Not sure why you would want to do this but I cant see why you couldn't 
so long as to the client your proxy simply appears to be the xmpp server 
itself without it having to do anything special.


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