W3C TAG

Mr. FoRK fork_list@hotmail.com
Fri, 21 Dec 2001 20:33:21 -0800


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> No ability for clients to receive file update events asynchronously.
>
> EG:
> Clients A and B are both using file F.  Client A modifies the file.
Client B
> doesn't receive the update until it explicitly asks the server for it.
How about we introduce an HTTP SUBSCRIBE method? Like a GET on future state
changes.
Echoes any incoming requests (whatever client A does is echoed to Client B -
but it probably would be more useful if the intermediary sent a simplified
message, otherwise everybody has to be a dav server)