[erlang-questions] mochiweb vs. cowboy for websocket serevr

Eric Pailleau eric.pailleau@REDACTED
Sun Jan 11 10:27:17 CET 2015

we come back to still the same problem, what RFC (or part of) all those webservers are handling ? or claim to.

« Envoyé depuis mon mobile » Eric

Bob Ippolito <bob@REDACTED> a écrit :

>After looking a bit more closely at this code (to write tests for and fix
>an issue) I would not recommend using mochiweb's implementation of
>websocket at this time. It's a contributed feature without many tests and
>it does not appear to implement the full RFC spec. I can also see some edge
>cases where incoming data might be lost (when websocket frames are
>fragmented across http packets). The only really good reason to use this
>implementation is if you really like mochiweb (perhaps for legacy reasons)
>*and* you are willing to fix this code if it's broken for your use case.
>On Sun, Jan 11, 2015 at 1:41 PM, Bob Ippolito <bob@REDACTED> wrote:
>> I've used cowboy for most of the websocket stuff I've done in Erlang. The
>> websocket support in mochiweb is newer and less mature. I haven't done any
>> benchmarks on it.
>> On Sun, Jan 11, 2015 at 12:24 PM, Akash Chowdhury <achowdhury918@REDACTED
>> > wrote:
>>> All,
>>> I have to implement an websocket server in Erlang for video streaming.
>>> (An Android client will send continous snapshot to Erlang server and Erlang
>>> Server will send it to an User Interface which is developed in HTML5).
>>> For this Erlang server, what will be better? Mochiweb, cowboy or
>>> something different? What will scale better? Can someone please through
>>> some light on it?
>>> Any help will be highly appreciated.
>>> Thanks.
>>> -
>>> Akash
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