Would like to implement WebSocket support
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Mon Jun 4 06:31:20 UTC 2012
is there some discussing about the future websocket implementation?
from the roadmap, we couldn't get to know any new information.
> This feature will be implement in the 1.3 branch,
> you can see the
> roadmap here: http://trac.nginx.org/nginx/roadmap
> Or you can use my tcp proxy module as an
> alternative temporarily :
> 2012/5/18 Alexandr Gomoliako <zzz at zzz.org.ua>:
> >> I want to use websockets in my appliaction
> server. My provider has
> >> always in front of the application server an
> >> And since nginx currently doesn't support
> websockets I have a problem.
> >> So I just wanted to ask, how is the progress
> about proxiing websocket
> >> communications?
> >> I would be very great and I could imagine that
> other users may ask for
> >> that, too in the near future.
> > I've been playing with websockets for awhile now
> and I don't think it
> > can make a difference for your provider. Real
> time web application are
> > really expensive to handle, each frame costs
> almost as much as
> > keepalive request, but you don't usually expect
> hundreds of requests
> > from each client every second. It's like
> streaming video by 100 bytes
> > at a time.
> > So, it has to be some kind of frame multiplexing
> over a single
> > connection with backend and even then it's still
> a lot to handle.
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