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Opera and Mozilla de-emphasizing Web Sockets while Security issues are sorted out

From: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 11:55:19 -0500
Message-ID: <4CFFB877.1010901@arcanedomain.com>
To: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
CC: annevankesteren@gmail.com
 From Anne van Kesteren's blog [1]:

"Adam Barth reported [2] on vulnerabilities with the current WebSocket 
protocol handshake...This means that until the new WebSocket protocol 
handshake is sorted out by the IETF it will be behind a preference in 
Opera. (The same is true for Firefox [3].)"


[1] http://annevankesteren.nl/2010/12/websocket-protocol-vulnerability
[2] http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/hybi/current/msg04744.html
[3] 
http://www.0xdeadbeef.com/weblog/2010/12/disabling-websockets-for-firefox-4/
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