[Standards-JIG] rfc3920bis: Stanza Acknowledgements
Michal 'vorner' Vaner
michal.vaner at kdemail.net
Tue Nov 7 08:40:56 UTC 2006
On Tue, Nov 07, 2006 at 01:24:06PM +1300, Bruce Fitzsimons wrote:
> Dave Cridland wrote:
> >Assuming TCP simply recovers for him, is Michal offline, or is he
> >online with a high latency?
> This is the crux of the matter. We're discussing it in the other thread,
> restated: Who determines if you are off-line - the server or the client?
> If the client, how can the server know the difference between transient
> and permanent disconnection?
I agree with the principle of timeouting. I just said I would like to
see the time amount configurable, for I would set it to more than 30
seconds, while others might want to leave it like it is. Not that
timeouts are bad.
> >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.
> "Before anybody notices"...in your application presence notifications
> should be delayed to account for this. In others accurate presence is
> important for resource to do resource switching.
> Shall we continue in the other thread?
You can fool some of the people all of the time,
and all of the people some of the time,
but you can make a fool of yourself anytime.
Michal "vorner" Vaner
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