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Re: SVG 1.2 Comment: B.2.3 Socket Connections

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Nov 2004 21:33:30 -0000
To: www-svg@w3.org
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"Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU> wrote in message 
news:418A7FAA.7050907@mit.edu...
>>    Sorry, I totally disagree, this is still a very useful interface.
>> Not everything on the web is or should be HTTP.  There are many
>> cases where you want long lived connections with Bi-directional
>> data.
>
> I agree with this in principle.  I just don't see how it can be made to 
> work semi-reliably in practice without being a major hassle to the user 
> (having to manually white-list sites, etc).

Flash and Java applets have successfully done it for some time, whilst I 
would not go so far to say it's a solved problem, it's no more of a problem 
than many other related to script.

Jim. 
Received on Thursday, 4 November 2004 21:33:51 UTC

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