[Standards] Call for Experience: XEP-0199 (XMPP Ping)

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Mon May 4 22:27:16 UTC 2009


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On 4/30/09 2:53 PM, Matthew Wild wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 5:16 PM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
>> In its meeting yesterday, the XMPP Council agreed to issue a "Call for
>> Experience" regarding XEP-0199 (XMPP Ping), in preparation for perhaps
>> advancing this specification from Draft to Final in the XSF's standards
>> process. To help the Council decide whether this XEP is ready to advance
>> to a status of Final, the Council would like to gather the following
>> information:
>>
>> 1. Who has implemented XEP-0199? Please note that the protocol must be
>> implemented in at least two separate codebases (and preferably more).
>>
> 
> We have implemented it in Prosody. We don't actively use it (yet) but
> correctly answer pings from clients and other servers.

Thanks for the report.

> We are discussing using XMPP pings to check s2s connections are still
> working prior to sending data after a long period of silence. As Dave
> writes, relying on TCP is not enough for various reasons.
> 
> We also intend to use it to ping clients prior to replacing them in a
> resource conflict.

Does it make sense to add some of these use cases to the spec under
implementation guidelines or usage scenarios?

Peter

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