[html5] WebSockets v7

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Aug 16 15:28:48 PDT 2011

On Tue, 16 Aug 2011, msacks wrote:
> Thanks for this Ian. I will update my facts as well. Is binary data a 
> feature introduced in version 10 of the protocol?

No, binary transfer has been there for some time.

On Tue, 16 Aug 2011, msacks wrote:
> So I do not mis-reference my updates, would it be safe to cite you guys 
> as sources as engineers working with the W3C?

I'm the editor of the WebSocket API section of the spec. This section is 
also published as a separate document at the W3C.

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

Probably not.

> Would version 7 be considered current?

I wouldn't really pay much attention to the version numbers. The specs 
evolve continually.

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