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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2009 23:33:51 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1MVwB5-0004Qe-QM@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/websockets
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv17010

Modified Files:
Log Message:
websocket: Define how buffering works a bit better; add a .bufferedAmount attribute and make send() return a boolean. (whatwg r3485)

Index: Overview.html
RCS file: /sources/public/html5/websockets/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.93
retrieving revision 1.94
diff -u -d -r1.93 -r1.94
--- Overview.html	28 Jul 2009 22:13:00 -0000	1.93
+++ Overview.html	28 Jul 2009 23:33:49 -0000	1.94
@@ -331,12 +331,13 @@
   const unsigned short <a href="#dom-websocket-open" title="dom-WebSocket-OPEN">OPEN</a> = 1;
   const unsigned short <a href="#dom-websocket-closed" title="dom-WebSocket-CLOSED">CLOSED</a> = 2;
   readonly attribute unsigned short <a href="#dom-websocket-readystate" title="dom-WebSocket-readyState">readyState</a>;
+  readonly attribute unsigned long <a href="#dom-websocket-bufferedamount" title="dom-WebSocket-bufferedAmount">bufferedAmount</a>;
   // networking
            attribute <span>Function</span> <a href="#handler-websocket-onopen" title="handler-WebSocket-onopen">onopen</a>;
            attribute <span>Function</span> <a href="#handler-websocket-onmessage" title="handler-WebSocket-onmessage">onmessage</a>;
            attribute <span>Function</span> <a href="#handler-websocket-onclose" title="handler-WebSocket-onclose">onclose</a>;
-  void <a href="#dom-websocket-send" title="dom-WebSocket-send">send</a>(in DOMString data);
+  boolean <a href="#dom-websocket-send" title="dom-WebSocket-send">send</a>(in DOMString data);
   void <a href="#dom-websocket-close" title="dom-WebSocket-close">close</a>();
 };</pre><p><code><a href="#websocket">WebSocket</a></code> objects must also implement the
   <code>EventTarget</code> interface. <a href="#references">[DOM3EVENTS]</a>
@@ -439,13 +440,24 @@
   closed, however.) If the <var title="">data</var> argument has any
   unpaired surrogates, then it must raise <code>SYNTAX_ERR</code>. If
   the connection <em>is</em> established, and the string has no
-  unpaired surrogates, then the user agent must <span>send <var title="">data</var> using the Web Socket</span>.<p>The <dfn id="dom-websocket-close" title="dom-WebSocket-close"><code>close()</code></dfn>
+  unpaired surrogates, then the user agent must <span>send <var title="">data</var> using the Web Socket</span>. If the data cannot
+  be sent, e.g. because it would need to be buffered but the buffer is
+  full, the user agent must <span>close the Web Socket
+  connection</span>. The method must then return true if the
+  connection is still established (and the data was queued or sent
+  successfully), or false if the connection is closed (e.g. because
+  the user agent just had a buffer overflow and failed to send the
+  data).<p>The <dfn id="dom-websocket-close" title="dom-WebSocket-close"><code>close()</code></dfn>
   method must <span>close the Web Socket connection</span> or
   connection attempt, if any. If the connection is already closed, it
   must do nothing. Closing the connection causes a <code title="event-close">close</code> event to be fired and
   the <code title="dom-WebSocket-readyState"><a href="#dom-websocket-readystate">readyState</a></code>
   attribute's value to change, as <a href="#closeWebSocket">described
-  below</a>.<hr><p>The following are the <span>event handler attributes</span> that
+  below</a>.<hr><p>The <dfn id="dom-websocket-bufferedamount" title="dom-WebSocket-bufferedAmount"><code>bufferedAmount</code></dfn>
+  attribute must return the number of bytes that have been queued but
+  not yet sent. If the connection is closed, this attribute's value
+  will only increase with each call to the <code title="dom-WebSocket-send"><a href="#dom-websocket-send">send()</a></code> method (the number does not
+  reset to zero once the connection closes).<hr><p>The following are the <span>event handler attributes</span> that
   must be supported, as DOM attributes, by all objects implementing
   the <code><a href="#websocket">WebSocket</a></code> interface:<table><thead><tr><th><span title="event handler attributes">event handler attribute</span> <th><span>Event handler event type</span>
    <tbody><tr><td><dfn id="handler-websocket-onopen" title="handler-WebSocket-onopen"><code>onopen</code></dfn> <td> <code title="event-open">open</code>
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