[whatwg] Web Sockets

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Jul 7 14:36:55 PDT 2008

On Mon, 7 Jul 2008, Mike Ter Louw wrote:
> 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.

Blocking I/O is a non-starter on the main thread. We might add this if we 
have a background worker thread API at some point.

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