[Standards] reliable messaging
dave at cridland.net
Wed Jun 17 11:09:25 UTC 2009
On Wed Jun 17 12:06:46 2009, Sergei Golovan wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 1:20 PM, Dave Cridland<dave at cridland.net>
> > 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
> > between two endpoints - the message must have been delivered.
> I'm afraid that if the previous stanza wasn't delivered for some
> reason then
> receiving pong response will not show anything useful.
It's possible, I suppose, that the remote client went offline before
the <message/>, and came back online after, just in time to get the
<iq/>, but it seems terribly unlikely, especially as you'd also see a
<presence/> update as it came back online.
Dave Cridland - mailto:dave at cridland.net - xmpp:dwd at dave.cridland.net
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