[whatwg] Allow Authors to Specify the event-source Retry Interval
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Feb 27 18:23:51 PST 2007
On Tue, 27 Feb 2007, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> For the next version of server sent events, it might be useful if
> authors could specify the retry interval for connections.
> e.g. In cases where it is known that content is only updated at
> specified intervals (e.g. once per minute), having the browser retry the
> connection every 5 seconds and fire the event with the same content may
> be excessive.
> This could possibly be done using the :command syntax.
> Event: click
> :retry 60000
> The browser would then retry the connection in 60,000 milliseconds (1
I've added this to the spec as a comment.
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