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Re: UAs shipping unprefixed websocket API implementations?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2011 15:55:11 +0200
To: public-webapps@w3.org, "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Message-ID: <op.vzk999tl64w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Tue, 02 Aug 2011 15:48:53 +0200, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> http://blog.chromium.org/2011/08/new-websocket-protocol-secure-and.html  
> indicates that the Chrome dev channel now has an unprefixed  
> implementation of the WebSocket API, as far as I can tell.  Also as far  
> as I can tell, the API is not really stabilized yet (e.g. there's the  
> big open question about whether the compression stuff is required or  
> forbidden).

That was resolved.

> Am I missing something?  Should UAs actually be shipping unprefixed  
> websockets at this point?

As long as they keep updating to match the specification it should not be  
a huge problem. Note that Chrome was already shipping an unprefixed API to  
date, just with an older version of the protocol.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 2 August 2011 13:55:52 UTC

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