Quixote+Nevow+LivePage

Jp Calderone exarkun at divmod.com
Sat Dec 4 18:46:02 CET 2004


On Sat, 4 Dec 2004 15:40:44 -0200, Carlos Ribeiro <carribeiro at gmail.com> wrote:
>On Sat, 04 Dec 2004 16:17:06 GMT, Jp Calderone <exarkun at divmod.com> wrote:
> >   I haven't used LivePage myself, but someone in the know tells me
> > that LivePage requires an extra, non-HTTP connection to operate, so
> > will pretty much only work with Twisted.
> 
> The basic technique is to use a "persistent" & hidden client-side
> frame that holds the JavaScript glue code. This code is not reloaded;
> it talks to the server using XMLRPC, which is an extension that is
> supported by many HTTP servers, and then uses the data to update the
> view (that is in another frame). A clever hack -- a "client-pull"
> model at its best. IOW: as far as the server is concerned, if it
> supports XMLRPC, then it's possible to implement something similar to
> LivePage.

  LivePage is more about server-push than client-pull.

  Jp



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