[whatwg] Thread to run Web Socket feedback from the protocol ?

Alexey Proskuryakov ap at webkit.org
Fri Dec 4 09:52:08 PST 2009

On 04.12.2009, at 4:12, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

>> On the other hand, it can't possibly work like XMLHttpRequest - for  
>> whatever reason, the Web Sockets spec says that events are posted  
>> asynchronously. Maybe I'm not the last an only one to get confused  
>> by this difference from XMLHttpRequest events.
> XMLHttpRequest network events are "asynchronous" too.

Looks like the spec says so now. Does any browser post XMLHttpRequest  
events asynchronously? This change in the spec is not harmless, as it  
seems to make readystatechange event pretty much useless.

- WBR, Alexey Proskuryakov

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