HTTP application streams a response to the client gradually - how deal with it?
juneaftn at REMOVETHIShanmail.net
Wed Apr 30 17:26:16 CEST 2003
"Harald Massa" <cpl.19.ghum at spamgourmet.com> wrote in message
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> I want to connect to an HTTP application, that streams its response to
> client gradually.
> (it is a "web chat")
> From reading documentes and google, I learned that urllib will not fit.
> Also httplib --- I only see methods that provide me with whole HTTP-
> Is there any way to deal with "streamed http" without going to socket-
I don't know if this is want you are looking for or not. But anyway I hope
this can be helpful to anyone who wants to build a "web chat".
Usually, that kind of client-server intercommunication with browsers is
done via java applet. You can hide it as a 1 pixel somewhere around the
corner of the screen. The applet does the communication with the server,
This is one of the best ways of making a "web chat", AFAIK.
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