, Ricardo Barrios
> But i think that i must find some specific library to handle comet
> requests and use YUI for all the rest of related behaviors.
There's all sorts of issues with Comet. Ranging from IE buffering the
response until you close the connection, to firewalls closing the
If you search for 'comet' here: http://ajaxpatterns.org/
you will find
a great reference (though it seems to be down right now). Wikipedia
also has a reasonable reference:
If you still decide to go ahead, please consider writing this (or
porting someone's comet lib) to YUI, and I/we will shower you in
I simply poll the server, and it's pretty effective. It scales very
well. Also, you may like to look in to using Flash connections,
depending on your requirements.