[IPython-dev] SockJS

MinRK benjaminrk at gmail.com
Tue Jun 26 17:39:16 EDT 2012

On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 2:32 PM, Jason Grout <jason-sage at creativetrax.com>wrote:

> Have you guys thought about using the SockJS library to implement the
> websockets?  It falls back to older methods if the browser doesn't
> support Websockets, and is designed as a drop-in replacement for
> websocket objects.  There is a tornado-sockjs package as well.

Yes, I'm aware of this (and similar projects, like socket.io).

I think it will be quite some time before we have done enough of the more
interesting/important work before we get to considering supporting
Websocket-less environments, at which point we can look at whether
websocket support has not improved enough.

> Here are some relevant links:
> https://github.com/sockjs
> https://github.com/MrJoes/sockjs-tornado
> https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/sockjs/lgzxVnlth54/discussion
> (see in particular Serge's post; third one from the top).
> http://www.rabbitmq.com/blog/2011/08/22/sockjs-web-messaging-aint-easy/
> http://www.rabbitmq.com/blog/2011/09/13/sockjs-websocket-emulation/
> Thanks,
> Jason
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