messages sometimes are incoming twice

Matthias Apitz guru at unixarea.de
Tue Oct 23 10:58:57 EDT 2012


El día Tuesday, October 23, 2012 a las 09:05:38AM -0400, Etan Reisner escribió:

> On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 03:19:34PM +0200, Matthias Apitz wrote:
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Sometimes, esp. while chatting with contacts in Latin America, I see
> > messages incoming twice, like this example ("Dali" is the remote buddy):
> <snip>
> > What is causing this? The contact goes via Yahoo and my Pidgin is 2.10.0
> > on FreeBSD 10-current.
> 
> This is likely Yahoo's doing. They had, last I knew at least, a hard-coded
> 7-second resend timer on messages if they do not hear back from the
> recipient's client that they were received. So for conversations taking
> place over poorer network connections that timer will likely trigger more
> often than expected.
> 
> It is always possible that this is pidgin's fault but I doubt it.

Ok; if I have some time I will try to catch such a situation with debug
log enabled; thanks

	matthias
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