[Israel.pm] Talk: A natural flow for web apps

Gaal Yahas gaal at forum2.org
Thu Mar 25 11:12:25 PST 2004

On Thu, Mar 25, 2004 at 02:36:33PM +0200, Ran Eilam wrote:
> Desktop UI frameworks I have seen, do this by having each window spin
> its own event loop, and blocking all events except those coming from the
> OK/Cancel window. If the event loop on the desktop is the accept loop on
> the web, then this is the equivalent to having our prompt() sub hijack
> the HTTP connection from the main web server (the event blocking
> behavior of modal dialogs), and run its own web server for the duration
> of one request.

How do you take over the socket for one request?

Gaal Yahas <gaal at forum2.org>

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