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Re: Sandbox

From: Florian Bösch <pyalot@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2012 15:24:58 +0200
Message-ID: <CAOK8ODinVTuPtrM=QZjR3X0GVeZXraYO40PZ9E-RuAODA-JsxA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Joran Greef <joran@ronomon.com>
Cc: "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 3:06 PM, Joran Greef <joran@ronomon.com> wrote:

> You are conflating web apps (trusted, installed) with web pages (single
> link click).
You should clarify that when you say "web-apps" you mean the other kind.

> No, WebSockets are not "plain old TCP".
After handshake the pipe isn't handling any http anymore. It's just plain
old TCP sending bytes in both directions, and you "select" by catching
websocket events. You aren't even restricted to same-domain policies with
websockets, only thing, you need a websocket ready listener on the other
end, not just any open connection, so the handshake can proceed.

> WebRTC is above UDP. It's not UDP. WebRTC is a massive conglomeration of
> protocols and codecs and opinions.
Well you can be happy or unhappy with WebRTC, but WebRTC unreliable data
channels *are* UDP. Instead of recvFrom you listen to channel events, but
that's it. If you're not happy with WebRTC for UDP, go on and propose
another standard that does it how you like it.

> How do you fsync in a browser?
You mean you're not happy with the current state of browser supported
file-systems. Fair enough, propose a better standard for that.
Received on Monday, 17 September 2012 13:25:31 UTC

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