[html5] WebSockets v7

msacks ntwrkd at gmail.com
Tue Aug 16 13:00:20 PDT 2011

So I do not mis-reference my updates, would it be safe to cite you
guys as sources as engineers working with the W3C?

Reference of FFX 6 using version 7 of the protocol:

Does the current API spec implement all features of version 10?

Would version 7 be considered current?

Thanks for your insights. I am trying to paint a clear picture of how
this particular browser, the API, and the spec all work together.

On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 12:51 PM, msacks <ntwrkd at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for this Ian. I will update my facts as well. Is binary data a
> feature introduced in version 10 of the protocol?
> On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 12:32 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
>> 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:
>>   http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker
>> 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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