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From Om <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Leveraging HTML5 functionalities
Date Wed, 11 Jul 2012 19:36:55 GMT
On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 3:32 PM, Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com>wrote:

> Hi,
>
> > I am not sure why we would want to use WebSockets when Flash Player's
> > excellent binary and xml sockets apis are available.
> Because you might want to talk to something that uses web socket and it's
> another box to tick off.
>
> Given the state of support in the browsers is would be easier to implement
> in AS rather than call external JS.
>
>
Ah, got it.  I took some time to read up on the WebSockets specification.
I hadnt realized that there is a server side protocol to this specification
as well.  Although it might be tricky to implement this properly, I
definitely think it is possible to get it done.

Om

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