[Standards] reliable messaging
dave at cridland.net
Wed Jun 17 09:20:21 UTC 2009
On Tue Jun 16 21:47:03 2009, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Someone just poked me offlist about reliable messaging in XMPP. I
> replied as follows. Perhaps it makes sense to write this up a bit
Might be worthwhile.
> 6. What if I want to know if a specific message was delivered to
> client? My client can use message receipts (also not widely
> or deployed, but easy to add to existing clients):
Actually, I think there's another, easy, way of doing this if you
know the full jid of the recipient - XEP-0199 ping them after the
message is sent.
If you get a ping response, then - due to the ordering of all stanzas
between two endpoints - the message must have been delivered.
Dave Cridland - mailto:dave at cridland.net - xmpp:dwd at dave.cridland.net
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