[Standards-JIG] Re: WHACK

Pavel Šimerda pavel.simerda.lists at centrum.cz
Sun Apr 30 07:51:00 UTC 2006


On 2006-04-30 09:24, Trejkaz wrote:
> On Sunday 30 April 2006 16:45, Vinod Panicker wrote:
> > On 4/30/06, Tony Finch <dot at dotat.at> wrote:
> > > On Sat, 29 Apr 2006, Vinod Panicker wrote:
> > > > For this purpose, we could introduce a buffering proxy that such
> > > > clients can use.  The gprs client would use such a proxy to connect
> > > > to the xmpp server.
> > >
> > > Why not put the functionality in the server?
> >
> > Implementations may chose to include this functionality in a server.
> > This can also be built as a layer that can be used with any xmpp
> > server.
>
> None of this solves the original problem though.  If there is a problem
> getting messages to the server and knowing they were delivered, then there
> will also be a problem getting messages to this mystery proxy and knowing
> they were delivered.
>
> The problems in the network don't just magically vaporise by adding an
> extra hop.
>
> That is, unless you're suggesting to run the proxy on the client?  But then
> what about the hop between my client proxy and the server?
>
> TX

I also didn't see any solution in this. But if they're thinking about where to 
put the proxy... I thought they have something. Though I didn't believe it's 
a good solution it they put another layer to an otherwise simple protocol.

Pavel
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