W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > ietf-http-wg@w3.org > January to March 2015

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>

> ·         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.


Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>  @  Webtide - *an Intalio subsidiary*
http://eclipse.org/jetty HTTP, SPDY, Websocket server and client that scales
http://www.webtide.com  advice and support for jetty and cometd.
Received on Thursday, 15 January 2015 20:55:31 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 17:14:42 UTC