[Haskell-cafe] Happstack events and web page refreshing
cdsmith at gmail.com
Mon Jan 17 18:30:39 CET 2011
On Mon, 2011-01-17 at 18:25 +0100, Corentin Dupont wrote:
> Thanks a lot for your response Jeremy.
> I can see a lot of site that does update infos without the user to
> have to click "refresh" (I think Facebook does?).
> Do they do polling?
While I'm not familiar with Facebook, I'd guess that today, most such
sites are all doing polling. Especially the high-volume ones, for which
leaving a connection open for every current user would be impractical.
Polling doesn't have to be done with page refreshes. It can also be
would be pretty transparent to you.
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