[html5] WebSockets v7

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Aug 16 12:32:35 PDT 2011

On Tue, 16 Aug 2011, msacks wrote:
> Firefox announced today on their blog that Firefox 6 now has support
> for the latest specification of WebSockets, v7.

This version number refers to the protocol, I believe.

> I tried diffing through CVS and comparing the editors draft against
> the TR version, but I couldn't derive what high level features this
> update to the WebSocket API includes?

The API isn't versioned. You can track changes here:


At a high level, in the WebSocket section, the only recent significant 
change was the addition of support for binary data.

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