[Standards-JIG] stream restarts

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri Sep 15 19:10:51 UTC 2006

Justin Karneges wrote:
> On Friday 15 September 2006 10:44, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> Matthias Wimmer wrote:
>>> It seems also very common with other protocols, that they do a complete
>>> restart of their connection. (Well for SASL they most of the time do it
>>> only if a security layer has been established, but ...)
>> But I don't think we need it in JEP-0138.
> We don't.  For now.
> But if we take out stream restarts with jep-138, how does that play with 
> jep-192?  The idea is you have to keep looking at features packets until 
> nothing required remains.  Without stream restarts, we don't have stream 
> features.

Nothing says you can't send stream features at any time over the stream.
But I agree with Alex that modifying this would probably confuse people,
so leaving it as-is in JEP-0138 is OK with me.


Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation

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