[Standards-JIG] The Ack Hack.

Richard Dobson richard at dobson-i.net
Wed May 10 00:26:57 UTC 2006


>> Dave's proposal have some very nice ideas - like reducing packet count 
>> (piggy-backing acks). And it handles reconnection without duplicate 
>> messages. (Though it could be handled even with jep-ack.)
>>
>>
> No, there's no reconnection support in JEP-ACK.

reconnection support is not really needed in jabber/xmpp, what we really 
need is a roster list retrieval protocol that allows you to retreive 
just the changes since you last retrieved it, rather than the whole 
roster everytime you connect.

Richard




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