[Standards] XEP-0124: terminate

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed May 30 16:22:16 UTC 2007

Ian Paterson wrote:
> Mridul Muralidharan wrote:
>> Now, the other interesting question would be :
>> What happens for retransmit requests after session has been terminated.
>> We hold it around for 'some time' before kicking them off (not really 
>> dependent on wait/inactivity time).
> That's really nice of you. :-)
> I agree it's an interesting question. I'm not yet sure we should force 
> all connection managers to be as kind as yours - especially since 
> providing a successful reply to a retransmit request under any 
> circumstances is only a SHOULD, not a MUST.
> Does anyone strongly believe that CMs SHOULD respond even after the 
> client has terminated the session? If not (only MAY respond) then IMHO 
> we could even leave this behaviour unspecified. [But that might be 
> because I'm more lazy in the small hours of the night.]

I think MAY is appropriate here. IMHO if the client has requests 
outstanding and it really cares about what happens with those, it 
shouldn't send a terminate.


Peter Saint-Andre
XMPP Standards Foundation

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