Re: YUI and Server Push (or HTTP Push or Comet)
> But i think that i must find some specific library to handle cometThere's all sorts of issues with Comet. Ranging from IE buffering the
> requests and use YUI for all the rest of related behaviors.
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.