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Oct 29, 2008, 9:31 AM
Post #2 of 6
Issue 169: HTML5 WebSockets support
Issue 169 in cherokee: HTML5 WebSockets support
[In reply to]
Comment #1 by r...@ruilopes.com:
Support for websocket is something that I would like to work on, but its
something that has no immediate use (web browsers will need to implement it
Something that I would like to do first, is to bring http://orbited.org
participate in that project) sockets style into cherokee (once this
matures in orbited). Though, I'm not sure if you think its a good idea...
If you don't already known, orbited proxies data between the front-end
browser and a
backend TCP socket server (eg. LiveHelp  demo app allows you to access a
IRC server using your browser); for doing that, it needs to buffer data
orbited until the browser pick it up (similar to what a normal http reverse
does, I guess). Its something like this:
Inside the browser is some JS magic/glue  to make this work too.
Maybe you think this is to heavy lifting for cherokee and prefer this
But for this to work, we need cherokee http reverse proxy (preferably with
Though, having this built-in cherokee would allow us to drop the second
connection (and maybe it would run a little faster because inside cherokee
would be implemented in C instead of python) and the orbited process.
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