[Standards] XEP-0047 (Flow rate control for IBB)

Mridul Muralidharan mridul at sun.com
Wed Jul 18 03:05:31 UTC 2007

William Voorsluys wrote:
> Hello,
> We're adding flow rate control support for IBB since our application
> makes heavy use of file transfers.
> Since we need to receive ACKs for packets, we're using <iq> for data
> transport, according to  XEP-0047. The first problem is that the
> algorithm we're using needs to know the sequence number of the packet
> being acknowledged.
> But, according to the XEP, it is not allowed to include any inner XML
> stanza on the <iq> of type RESULT used as ACK:
> <iq from='juliet at capulet.com/balcony' to='romeo at montague.net/orchard'
> type='result' id='ibb1'/>
> What would be the best way of including this information in the ACK?
> Should we use <message> + AMP for having that info?
> Thank you,
> William


   You could encode the sequence number into the 'id' attribute ?


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