[Standards-JIG] rfc3920bis: Stanza Acknowledgements
dave at cridland.net
Mon Nov 6 23:21:05 UTC 2006
On Mon Nov 6 21:59:19 2006, Bruce Fitzsimons wrote:
> Michal 'vorner' Vaner wrote:
>> IMHO, this should be configurable. I agree it is plenty of time
>> for most
>> people. However, I would set it to some 3 minutes for myself. It
>> sometime I have a short (~1 minute) internet break. Now, I just
>> get all
>> the messages after the internet starts again. This way, I would
>> need to
>> reconnect and everyone would see I disconnected.
> Hmm. This hits the social aspect again -- you said I could see your
> presence information. So if you do go away and come back (in the
> network sense) then shouldn't I see this? This does accurately
> reflect your presence as far as technology allows. I think you're
> putting this social issue on top of a hop-by-hop reliability
> mechanism which clouds matters so can we deal with this separately?
> This is a legacy of having long (default) TCP timers which gave you
> this (implicit) behaviour.
Assuming TCP simply recovers for him, is Michal offline, or is he
online with a high latency?
I'd have thought the latter. Reconnection shouldn't really impact him
functionally, since he'll be online before anyone notices, and he
won't have lost any messages.
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