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From Mark Thomas <ma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: WebSocket status
Date Wed, 14 Mar 2012 14:14:21 GMT
On 14/03/2012 10:15, Johno Crawford wrote:
> On 8/03/2012 9:10 PM, Mark Thomas wrote:
>> On 08/03/2012 09:12, Johno Crawford wrote:
>>> What's next / left on the TODO list Mark? Anything I can help out with?
>> Porting the generic HTTP upgrade followed by the WebSocket code to
>> 7.0.x. I don't think there is much for you to do there.
>>
>> WebSocket needs some documentation. My plan was to keep it light and
>> point to the examples / Javadoc as much as possible.
>>
>> Performance / scalability with large numbers of users / connections
>> needs looking at.
> 
> If I am not mistaken there was talk about adding buffered readers, is
> this still on the table?

Not at the moment because when I tried adding them they did nothing to
improve performance of the Autobahn tests. They didn't hinder it either.
If you have a test case that demonstrates a use case where they help
then I'd be prepared to consider adding them. As I recall, the patch is
pretty simple.

>> Maybe a chat example app? After all, everyone else seems to have one ;)
> 
> At first this felt like double work as there had been some talk and
> progress regarding a chat example [1] however, I was a little concerned
> about the security of the implementation (no filtering of html
> entities), it doesn't line up with the current trunk source and I
> estimated implementation from scratch to be 30 minutes max.

I saw that. I've been focussing on clearing the 7.0.x bug backlog ready
for a release (that includes WebSocket) and was planning to look at the
chat example once the backlog was clear. I think there are just two bugs
left at the moment so I should get there soon.

Cheers,

Mark

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