[Standards] s2s and gracelessly broken streams

Bruce Campbell b+jabber at bruce-2007.zerlargal.org
Thu Mar 29 16:36:33 UTC 2007

On Wed, 28 Mar 2007, Justin Karneges wrote:

> On Tuesday 27 March 2007 10:09 pm, Philipp Hancke wrote:
>> Justin Karneges wrote:
>> [...]
>>> The best solution, as far as I can tell, would be for the server to
>>> perform presence probes on a periodic basis, rather than only on client
>> The problem with that is that replies to the probe are optional. So If
>> the remote contact is assumed to be online and the remote server chooses
>> not to reply to probes if the contact is offline you have a problem.
> Right.  However, I think for this procedure we'd only want to probe against
> servers that we are no longer connected to, and only after some timeout.  If

Seems to me that it would make more sense to periodically probe against 
the remote server itself, rather than each contact at the remote server. 
Is this possible?

   Bruce Campbell.

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