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[whatwg] Issues with Web Sockets API

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2009 21:10:34 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0907072110070.1053@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 7 Jul 2009, Michael Nordman wrote:
> >
> > I think when we add support for file upload, we'll make it so that it 
> > automagically supports this case. That is, you'll say "upload this 
> > file in small bits" and then if you later say "send this text 
> > message", the text message will be sent before any pending file bits. 
> > We can use a separate type of packet in the WebSocket stream to do 
> > this.
> 
> Sounds like that would require a protocol change. Is the message framing 
> spec'd in such a way that a new 'packet type' can be introduced in a 
> backward compatible fashion?

Yes.

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