RE: [websockets] Making optional extensions mandatory in the API (was RE: Getting WebSockets API to Last Call)

On Thu, 21 Jul 2011, Adrian Bateman wrote:
> For platform features that directly affect web developers' pages that 
> might sometimes be true. However, compression is also optional in HTTP 
> and it doesn't appear to have caused problems or made some sites work 
> and others not based on some dominant implementation.

Optional features in HTTP have caused no end of trouble and are amongst 
the many reasons I avoid optional features so much.

Ian Hickson               U+1047E                )\._.,--....,'``.    fL       U+263A                /,   _.. \   _\  ;`._ ,.
Things that are impossible just take longer.   `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'

Received on Thursday, 21 July 2011 19:33:47 UTC