[LINK] WebSockets

Johann Kruse whassaname at gmail.com
Tue Mar 29 11:36:48 AEDT 2011

On 29 March 2011 09:56, Jan Whitaker <jwhit at melbpc.org.au> wrote:
> At 09:43 AM 29/03/2011, Ivan Trundle wrote:
>>Sure, individuals might not like the push aspects of websockets for
>>daily use, but in my line of work, it's actually vital (and a
>>godsend) for productivity, function, and utility.
> Perhaps it's a case of right tool for right circumstance instead of
> one-size-fits-all and is in the hands only of the pusher? I can see
> the benefit in circumstances such as yours, Ivan. But it could be
> like any 'fad' [remember all those flashing bits on early websites?],
> and needs to find its place in the scheme of things.

This reminds me of the "push technnology" fad in 1996 or 1997 -
Pointcast.  Maybe WebSockets will be their second coming :)

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