[JDEV] webclient project
steve at zeank.in-berlin.de
Fri Jan 3 10:58:33 CST 2003
On Fri, Jan 03, 2003 at 07:20:48PM +0300, Mike Shoyher wrote:
> The major problem is our beloved statelessness of the HTTP. That means
> the web server must keep all sessions to the jabber server. I don't
> see a good way to do it using mod_perl.
Hm, what's the problem? Statelessness is what you always have to deal
with. Once you're logged in mod_perl holds up the connection to the
jabber server for you (sure there must be some timeout or so). Session
is tracked by apache itself (or by a cookie).
> Probably it would make sense to invent special stateless transport for
> the jabber server. The jabber server keeps sessions anyway so we could
> unburden the client and provide a way for the client to send what it
> wants and fetch the whole backlog of waiting messages.
Are you talking about something like this:
All this greatly announced web client projects don't seem to have come
far ... don't know why ...
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