web sockets almost working ....

Johann Höchtl <>
Thu Dec 10 14:21:58 CET 2009



On Dec 10, 1:56 pm, Joe Armstrong <> wrote:
> Thanks now it works beautifully, I've enclosed listings below.
>
> First reflection - this is amazing - the overhead is tiny and there is
> no parsing
> headers etc. The erlang just had to send
>
> [0] ... bytes .. [255] and it ended up in the browser.
>
> This will kill Ajax, keep-alive connections etc, now all google has to
> do is ship
> the parse trees of HTML pages instead of *text* and browsers can skip parsing
> and concentrate on rendering and stuff will go fast ...
>

This is incredibly awsome! I am sure this will inevitably change the
way we think about the web, clouds, the whole client-server
architecture in general within a short timespan.

   Johann


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