[Libwebsockets] Browser detection

Phil Lello phil.lello at googlemail.com
Tue Mar 19 20:49:56 CET 2013


Just in case this gets indexed by search engines, I was actually targeting
https://github.com/gimite/web-socket-js, which is a javascript/flash
solution for providing RFC compliant WebSockets in older browsers.

On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 7:45 PM, Andy Green <andy at warmcat.com> wrote:

> Hi -
>
> Oh good, I was struggling to understand what you were asking ^^ that makes
> more sense.
>
>
> -Andy
>
> Phil Lello <phil.lello at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Sorry about that, this email went to the wrong list!
>>
>> Phil
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 7:40 PM, Andy Green <andy at warmcat.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi -
>>>
>>> The test.html in libwebsockets is just a sample to make the tests work,
>>> you can completely discard it and make your own. In fact that's pretty
>>> expected.
>>>
>>> Generally though, flash already has had flies buzzing around it for a
>>> long time and websockets is html5. I don't think we want to add any support
>>> for flash or flash sockets or whatever they are, even though I can
>>> understand you might need to.
>>>
>>> Not sure if that gets your point or not ...
>>>
>>> -Andy
>>>
>>> Phil Lello <phil.lello at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>  Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> I think the feature detection could do with being a bit smarter;
>>>> currently native support in Firefox 6 (speaking version 7) is used in
>>>> preference to the flash control. Do people agree that libwebsockets is the
>>>> right place to perform this detection?
>>>>
>>>> Phil
>>>>
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>>
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