[Standards-JIG] Re: [jdev] XMPP Ping method?

Jesus Cea jcea at argo.es
Thu Nov 2 23:50:18 UTC 2006


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Sergei Golovan wrote:
> In fact, whitespace "ping" is not a ping at all. Using it you'll never
> get the answer
> from the remote entity. So, you don't know if an underlying TCP
> connection is
> broken until TCP timeout is reached.

Sort of.

You could require traffic in the connection every 60 seconds, for
example. So the whitespace ping would fly both ways.

More that "whitespace" "ping", they are "whitespace" "keep-alive".

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