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Re: WebSocket connection limits

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2008 10:28:27 +0000 (UTC)
To: John Fallows <john.fallows@kaazing.com>
Cc: "public-html-comments@w3.org" <public-html-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0811171028110.1237@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Wed, 29 Oct 2008, John Fallows wrote:
>
> HTML 5 does not currently specify how browser HTTP connection limits apply
> to WebSocket connections.
> 
> <john_fallows> Hixie: since there is no explicit limit set on WebSocket
> connections in the spec, does that imply there is no limit, so any number of
> WebSocket connections could be made from the same browser to the same
> WebSocket server?
> <Hixie> john_fallows: yes
> <john_fallows> Hixie: ok, do you have any objection to making that
> implication explicit in the spec?
> <Hixie> john_fallows: not particularily, send feedback. :[)
> 
> Please add an explicit statement indicating the implied behavior, that there
> is no limit on the total number of WebSocket connections from the same
> browser to the same WebSocket server.

I've added a note to the effect that there is no limit for now.

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