[ejabberd] clients with slow connections

sofia cardita sofiacardita at gmail.com
Fri May 7 14:59:43 MSD 2010

Hi Brian,

I am using Strophe and that was it. Thanks!


On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 6:45 PM, Brian Cully <bcully at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 4-May-2010, at 07:38, sofia cardita wrote:
> > I have a new strange issue. I've noticed that with clients that have a
> lower connection (1.7MB) the web client seems a bit slow. Basically, if the
> client sends a message, he has to wait some 3-5 seconds before its resent by
> the server to everyone but if the client send a new message, and then
> someone else send a message as well, then the receiving of his first message
> is much quicker. So basically if the client receives a new message, then the
> message he sent also goes through the system that much faster. This doesn't
> happen if the client has a faster connection (3.5 for example).
> >
> > Do you have any idea why that could happen? I'm not really sure if the
> problem is in the ejabberd server or the web client and any pointers would
> be great.
>         This is probably an issue with the BOSH end of things in the
> browser. I see similar behavior, even on fast local connections, when I use
> Safari, for instance. Basically, the BOSH client (Strophe.js, in my case)
> will hold on to the message to send for some reason. When a message comes in
> from the server, though, the client connections are cycled in the normal
> BOSH style and that causes strophe to flush out what it was holding.
>        I never did figure out why this was happening, but in newer versions
> of strophe there's a "flush" function, which I call whenever a message is
> sent to insure that it gets delivered in a timely fashion, and that fixed my
> issue. It's not an ideal solution, but it works for me.
> -bjc
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