[Standards-JIG] Reliable message delivery

Pavel Šimerda pavel.simerda.lists at centrum.cz
Fri Apr 28 20:46:00 UTC 2006


On 2006-04-26 17:20, Michal vorner Vaner wrote:
> The idea with hop acking is that reliable parts would not have to be
> acked. If I have reliable connection burried underground with backup
> connection by a satelite, then the possibility that the connection dies
> is so low I do not need to care about it. On the other side, if I have a
> connection that is broken every hour twice, I will take a good look for
> a client that supports this to secure this problematic part. It is much
> easier than persuading all 300 contacts I have to use a client that
> supports end-to-end acking.

Exactly.

And, also.... thiking about wireless connection users. Connections like mobile 
and wifi are not that reliable but they're quite common now, aren't they?

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