[Standards-JIG] Re: MUC traffic issues

Nolan Eakins sneakin at semanticgap.com
Mon Feb 20 00:00:34 UTC 2006

I just wanted to point out that Extended Stanza Addressing would fill 
this broadcast need. The actual JEP is written with this need in mind.

- Nolan

Bob Wyman wrote:

>Alexander Gnauck wrote:
>>I only took MUC to address this issue because its the most common
>>component distributing stanzas one -> many. Its the same with
>>presence over s2s, pubsub and other protocols.
>	As I recently mentioned in another message, at PubSub.com we often
>see individual messages that match 10's of thousands of subscriptions. If we
>were to support S2S, we would be pumping many, many duplicate copies of
>messages across the S2S connection just so that we could get the addressing
>information to the other servers -- the copied message bodies would be a
>pure waste of bandwidth. If we could prepare a single message which had just
>one copy of the message attached to a list of all the addresses and subids
>that should get a copy of the message, we would save massive amounts of
>bandwidth. (The messages that we send are much larger than traditional MUC
>messages -- our messages range from a few hundred bytes to a few hundred
>thousand bytes. Thus, the savings are significant.)
>	bob wyman

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