[Standards] Stanza Size Limits (was Re: [jdev] Communicate between two client instances of the same ID)

Justin Karneges justin-keyword-jabber.093179 at affinix.com
Wed Sep 3 19:29:45 UTC 2008


On Wednesday 03 September 2008 10:07:09 Artur Hefczyc wrote:
> On 3 Sep 2008, at 15:13, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> > Pedro Melo wrote:
> >> Why not make section 3 a stream feature instead?
> >> Like:
> >> <stream:features>
> >>  <limits xmlns='urn:xmpp:tmp:stanza-limits'>
> >>    <size>65355</size>
> >>    <rate>10</rate>
> >>  </limits>
> >> </stream:features>
> >> This would signal the client that the max stanza size is 65355
> >> bytes, and the max allowed rate of stanzas per second is 10.
> >
> > I like that.
> >
> > /psa
>
> +1
>
> I like this too. The server can inform a client ahead of time what
> traffic limits are going to be enforced.

This is more of a server limit though.  The client still needs a way to 
negotiate its own limit, and have the server protect the client from stanzas 
larger than that limit.

-Justin



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