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From Filip Maj <...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Greetings plus discussion of WebSockets for Android
Date Wed, 29 Feb 2012 16:31:17 GMT
Bryce/Simon/Joe - do you guys remember what the issue was with the
WebSockets branch?

On 2/29/12 7:26 AM, "Marlin Mixon" <marlin.mixon@gmail.com> wrote:

>Obviously it would be important to find out what the security issue(s)
>are before embarking.  It looks like what I would do is refactor by
>forking the current master release then insert code from the old
>WebSockets branch and make changes as needed to make it work with the
>newer code.  Finding relevant code in the WebSockets branch might be
>an issue but it doesn't seem too hard a task.
>
>On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 6:30 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
>> Hey Marlin,
>>
>> Thanks for joining the mailing list and starting discussion.
>>
>> One thing that may put you on the right track is actually a branch we
>>have
>> that implements WebSockets for the Android Cordova implementation :)
>>
>> https://github.com/apache/incubator-cordova-android/tree/WebSockets
>>
>>
>> It is about a year behind in terms of upstream commits, so certainly a
>>lot
>> of work needs to be done, but I think 95% of the work is there.
>>
>> This branch was slated for introduction into master but never made it
>>due
>> to a security issue that came up (the details escape me - maybe someone
>> else from the list can bring the light the original reason). Not sure
>> whether or not that was resolved. I think it was due to some standards
>> body declaring that some revision of the web sockets spec was
>>incomplete?
>> Something along those lines.


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