Posted Feb 5, 2006 1:47 UTC (Sun) by lutchann
In reply to: Exokernels
Parent article: Van Jacobson's network channels
On the other hand, most connection-oriented application protocols these days have a timeout mechanism above the TCP. If you suspend your IMAP or XMPP client for more than a minute or two you're likely to have a broken connection when you foreground the application again.
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