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From Christopher Schultz <>
Subject Re: tomcat session id
Date Sat, 14 Jul 2012 17:07:58 GMT

On Jul 14, 2012, at 6:03, André Warnier <> wrote:

> Elias Kopsiaftis wrote:
>> Well basically, For the output servlet, I am using comet to keep the
>> connection alive and push things out to the client when they are available.
>> This program is a chat program with a drawing capability, so two people can
>> draw on the same canvas and chat with each other.
> Isn't this just the kind of thing that "websocket(s)" is supposed to be made for ?

Comet is basically a precursor to Websocket: the ideas are vaguely the same and the use cases
are nearly identical.

Elias, if I were you, I would focus on Websocket moving forward... Comet is going to see less
and less action (globally, not just in Tomcat) a time goes on.

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