[Standards-JIG] RFC 3921 Better User PresenceExperience(Implementation Detail)

Philipp Hancke fippo at goodadvice.pages.de
Fri Oct 27 19:32:32 UTC 2006


On Fri, 27 Oct 2006, JD Conley wrote:

>> The important point would be to clearly define the
>> various
>> timeouts, and the associated error states.
>
> Yes! I know we all implement this stuff. Reliability of the network
> would go up quite a bit if the actions to perform and timeouts to wait
> were well defined.

I wonder if adding a retry-strategy (like smtp has) would help much
(instead of bouncing immediately if a remote connect attempt fails).

Does anyone implement this? If so, how long do you wait before retrying?

Philipp



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