[Standards] reliable messaging

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Wed Jun 17 13:02:13 UTC 2009


On Wed Jun 17 13:59:34 2009, Evgeniy Khramtsov wrote:
> Dave Cridland wrote:
>> 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.
> 
> This may also happens if the remote client doesn't process the  
> stanza because of an internal error (race condition for example).

Well, a broken client is by its nature unreliable, I don't think you  
can do anything to prevent that.

Dave.
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