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From Sanjiva Weerawarana <>
Subject Re: Comet support on our NIO HTTP?
Date Mon, 21 Jul 2008 12:24:16 GMT
On the server-side, why is Comet different from a keep-alive connection 
where we have to process multiple independent requests on the same socket 


Paul Fremantle wrote:
> Folks
> One of the things I am increasingly interested in is events and EDA,
> and while Synapse already supports Atom, JMS, XMPP (tho not XMPP
> pub/sub AFAIK), I think it might be interesting to think how you would
> implement a Comet model
> with Synapse.
> It seems to me that our NIO HTTP model is very suited in one way
> (async), but I guess we'd probably need to do a lot of work to support
> handling more than one message per connection because its not clear to
> me how you would associate the messages with the connection.
> Thoughts?
> Paul

Sanjiva Weerawarana, Ph.D.
Founder & Director; Lanka Software Foundation;
Founder, Chairman & CEO; WSO2, Inc.;
Member; Apache Software Foundation;
Visiting Lecturer; University of Moratuwa;


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