[Standards-JIG] Re: Closing idle streams (server comparison chart)

Carlo v. Loesch CvL at mail.symlynX.com
Wed May 31 19:38:03 UTC 2006


Matthias Wimmer typeth:
| At least you can already close the sending half of a TCP/IP connection 
| after you sent the </stream:stream>. It is enough to keep the receiving 
| half of the connection open.

Oh you are right, thank you.
You mean the outgoing TCP line though.

I still have some problems thinking in terms of outgoing and
incoming TCP, since it is actually a design error. XMPP should
be using a single bidirectional TCP line like every decent
protocol on earth.  ;-)

Maybe RFCxxxxbis can fix that.
After all descriptors aren't infinite, right?




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