[Twisted-Python] Problems with long term connections?

Marcin Kasperski Marcin.Kasperski at softax.com.pl
Fri Feb 16 10:06:21 EST 2007

> It occured to me that once a connection has been
> established I might as well leave it open permanently. Are
> there any problems/side effects of doing this? 

Some firewalls (also inteligent routers) may drop connections 
which are inactive for a few (5, 10, depending on 
configurations) minutes. This especially applies in case 
masquerading is in place.

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