[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Bind 2.0

Kevin Smith kevin.smith at isode.com
Wed Jan 25 10:59:19 UTC 2017


On 25 Jan 2017, at 10:52, Kim Alvefur <zash at zash.se> wrote:
> 
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 10:32:41AM +0000, Kevin Smith wrote:
>> On 23 Jan 2017, at 15:38, Georg Lukas <georg at op-co.de> wrote:
>>> 3. Server performs magic:
>>> 
>>> - if the SM session is valid, perform a SM resume, otherwise:
>> 
>> That seems like it might be interesting.
>> 
>>> - kill the old server-side session identified by last-used-resource
>> 
>> That seems potentially useful.
> 
> Why not make SM mandatory and always enabled? Then there should never be
> a session to kill, since it is either already dead or gets resumed.

Mostly because I don’t want to make 198 resumption mandatory for servers, where it’s somewhere between fairly difficult and impossible, depending on architecture (unless a server doesn’t support clustering, in which case it’s obviously much more straightforward).

/K


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