[Standards] IQ Pubsub again (was Re: Fwd: Meeting minutes 2010-02-15)

Joe Hildebrand joe.hildebrand at webex.com
Fri Feb 19 09:06:58 UTC 2010


On 2/19/10 12:47 AM, "Evgeniy Khramtsov" <xramtsov at gmail.com> wrote:

> Pedro Melo wrote:
>>> There are a myriad of ways the original IQ or the ack could get lost.  My
>>> point is that the response does not serve any value to the sender, since I
>>> don't believe there is anything useful to be done when the sender does not
>>> receive the ack.  Resending is almost always going to be wrong.
>>>     
>> 
>> Why? I think the exact opposite is true. We have item ID's so we can
>> ignore duplicates.

So you retry, and don't get a response.  What now?  Retry?

Let me ask a different question.  What are you going to do if you get a
response? 

> I guess because if a sender doesn't receive the response, this doesn't
> mean a receiver doesn't receive the request.

Yes, although Pedro has a point that the id's allow you to discard
duplicates.

-- 
Joe Hildebrand




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