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Re: Server Push used for long polling

From: Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2015 21:55:03 +0100
Message-ID: <CAH_y2NENLGVKs027OLH4RO1BFMf4fu6=MOg8SUE6x6nP8mskkg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mike Bishop <Michael.Bishop@microsoft.com>
Cc: Wenbo Zhu <wenboz@google.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 15 January 2015 at 20:52, Mike Bishop <Michael.Bishop@microsoft.com>
wrote:

> ·         A long-lived response in which the server occasionally emits
> interesting new information (equivalent to WebSockets, if the client isn’t
> sending anything after the initial request)
>

This one is probably better likened to server-sent-events, which is
effectively just a HTTP response content type.

Websocket should be likened to a long-lived client initiated stream without
HTTP semantics that exchanges messages in both directions.

your other characterisations are spot on.

cheers



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