[whatwg] Web Sockets

Mike Ter Louw mtl at uic.edu
Mon Jul 7 12:57:25 PDT 2008

Ian Hickson wrote:
> Bringing in Apache as a library is a serious cost compared to WebSocket 
> whose handshake can be implemented in a dozen lines of perl.

Careful, there are probably someone out there that will take this as a 
challenge to implement Apache in a dozen lines of Perl!  :P

Joking aside, should a blocking read/recv call be made available?  In 
some cases additional lag may be an acceptable compromise for 
maintaining the JavaScript call stack until a response arrives.


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