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

Gavin Thomas Nicol < gtn at rbii.com > on > Wed Mar 8 19:02:17 PST 2006

On Mar 8, 2006, at 9:32 PM, Ken Meltsner wrote:

> 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.

I think the magic ingredient was the hype wagon. IFRAME, hidden  
frames, etc. aren't too hard to deal with. 

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