[LINK] WebSockets

Johann Kruse whassaname at gmail.com
Wed Mar 30 22:24:23 AEDT 2011

On 30 March 2011 18:36,  <stephen at melbpc.org.au> wrote:
> Johann writes,
>>>> Works nicely in IE9 :)
>>> Odd as IE9 doesn't support WebSockets. Here is their take on why didn't
>>> implement it.
>>> <http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ie/archive/2010/12/21/html5-site-ready-and-
>>> experimental.aspx>
>> Odd indeed... the page originally referenced continually updated while
>> I left it open for 10mins or so.
> Same Johann. Works fine with IE9, Auto-update Chrome, and now FF4. Whilst
> basically agreeing with Greg, perhaps care is needed for a time regarding
> HTML5 WebSocket security ("What we seem to have here is an immature HTML5
> feature, and an unsettled protocol specification") one hopes it's settled
> speedily. Sub-six second page updates over a dialup = world social equity
> in terms of any digital divide, and full and fair eCommerce participation.

HTML5 is technically still under development anyway - so it's probably
a bit much to expect full adoption in all browsers.

> Whatever, i hope you might keep going with your excellent and informative
> blog Johann. It's been a while regards: http://blogs.technet.com/b/jkruse

Yeah my blog entries dropped off around the same time as my wife and I
had our first baby... she's almost a year old now so it's probably
about time I picked that up again :)

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