My experience with those two commands is that they are helpful. I am not sure which explanation you saw or how you interpret it but my experience is that sometimes the peer of a TCP connection becomes unresponsive. Normally the TCP connection may stay up for a while even if the other end of the session is unresponsive. the tcp-keepalive will help to detect this condition and terminate the connection more quickly. So my experience is not that it keeps it open longer but that it may close it more quickly. So I would suggest that you enable these commands.
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