[Standards] s2s and gracelessly broken streams

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri Mar 30 17:04:23 UTC 2007


Bruce Campbell wrote:
> 
> 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?

Sure, servers could share presence information, though that's not done 
today.

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
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