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html5/eventsource Overview.html,1.83,1.84

From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 07:12:35 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1MxbYh-0007Z1-Ud@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/eventsource
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv29061

Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
Ack for last checkin, and note for feature in future versions. (whatwg r4123)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/eventsource/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.83
retrieving revision 1.84
diff -u -d -r1.83 -r1.84
--- Overview.html	13 Oct 2009 05:37:53 -0000	1.83
+++ Overview.html	13 Oct 2009 07:12:33 -0000	1.84
@@ -608,6 +608,22 @@
    <a href="#concept-event-stream-reconnection-time" title="concept-event-stream-reconnection-time">reconnection
    time</a> to that integer. Otherwise, ignore the field.</dd>
 
+   <!-- v2 feature request from Per-Erik Brodin:
+      > > > Finally, it could be useful to be able to reset the reconnection
+      > > > time to the user agent default value by sending the retry field only
+      > > > and leave out the value similar to how you reset the last event id.
+      > >
+      > > What's the use case?
+      >
+      > Take the stock ticker as an example. When the stock market closes the
+      > server logic knows that there won't be any new events for a number of
+      > hours and so it can send the corresponding reconnection time and close
+      > the connection. If the client is still running by the time the market
+      > opens, it will reconnect, and the server can now reset the reconnection
+      > time to a time that is convenient for the user agent (which is the user
+      > agent default value, unknown to the server).
+    -->
+
 <!-- v2 feature request from John Fallows - http://www.w3.org/mid/c5b3a7130810271238h11e40a4fybfcd5983ed5dc08d@mail.gmail.com
 
    <dt>If the field name is "reconnect"</dt>
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