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April 13th, 2014, 15:45
Originally Posted by figment View Post
I don't blame the programmer one bit. I do blame the designers of the specification as why the heck do we need super dynamic heartbeat systems?
The programmer is the designer [1]. The idea behind Heartbeat is to keep a connection live when there is no network traffic, like keeping a VPN tunnel up and NAT (many computers behind one IP-address).

[1] http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6520
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