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A method and system for maintaining real-time conversations over unreliable connections is provided. The reliable messaging system initiates a conversation from a sending participant to a receiving participant by sending an invitation to join the conversation to the receiving participant. Once a connection is established, the reliable messaging system associates the conversation with the connection. If the connection is lost, then the reliable messaging system attempts to restore the connection by sending an invitation to the participant that was disconnected. If the reliable messaging system is able to restore the connection, then the new connection is associated with the previous conversation, and the conversation can continue.

Title
Maintaining real-time conversations over unreliable connections
Application Number
11/561332
Publication Number
7650384 (B2)
Application Date
November 17, 2006
Publication Date
January 19, 2010
Inventor
Parag Samdadiya
Bellevue
WA, US
Rajesh Ramanathan
Redmond
WA, US
Agent
Perkins Coie
Assignee
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
IPC
G06F 15/16
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