[FoRK] mod_pubsub way ahead of its time: Comet solves Ajax-envy

Ken Meltsner < meltsner at alum.mit.edu > on > Wed Mar 8 18:32:01 PST 2006

I think the magic ingredient was the IE ActiveX component (XMLHTTP),
which was then (re)implemented in Mozilla/Firefox.  Before that, you
had to use stone knives, bear skins, and hidden IFRAMEs.

Ken

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