[whatwg] WebSockets feedback

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Aug 5 18:14:35 PDT 2010

On Thu, 22 Jul 2010, Simon Pieters wrote:
> Because I expected the closing frame to be the exact sequence 0xFF 0x00 
> and nothing else. It makes the protocol simpler to understand and 
> explain.

This is a moot point now.

> The problem I was discussing is the following scenario:
> 1. Client opens a websocket without any specified subprotocol.
> 2. Server replies with subprotocol 'räksmörgås'.
> 3. Client accepts the connection.
> Next time, the client cannot open a websocket with the subprotocol that 
> the server used, since räksmörgås is non-ascii and will raise an 
> exception if used in the constructor. Hence, I think the server should 
> only be allowed to use ascii subprotocols (without spaces) to conform to 
> the spec.


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