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

Damien Morton < fork at bitfurnace.com > on > Wed Mar 8 18:39:18 PST 2006

Well, yes all of those and more. Dynamically loaded scripts were also 
used, as were dynamically loaded data in the style of JSON.

> 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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