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[whatwg] Web Sockets

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 21:36:55 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0807072136320.11210@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 7 Jul 2008, Mike Ter Louw wrote:
> 
> Joking aside, should a blocking read/recv call be made available?  In 
> some cases additional lag may be an acceptable compromise for 
> maintaining the JavaScript call stack until a response arrives.

Blocking I/O is a non-starter on the main thread. We might add this if we 
have a background worker thread API at some point.

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