[Standards] throttling

Artur Hefczyc artur.hefczyc at tigase.org
Sat Feb 12 08:32:42 UTC 2011

> My opinion on this is that we don't need application-layer throttling
> mechanisms. If a server wants to punish a peer, it can simply stop
> reading from the connection for a while. The peer doesn't have to know
> about this (such a notification MAY be useful for UI purposes, but I
> personally doubt it).

I think this is not enough. Simply stop reading does not work if
you want to throttle only certain types of stanzas. Also, what if
MUC component wants to throttle one account?

Artur Hefczyc

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