David Walsh Blog – WebSocket Update

Bug 616733 in Mozilla bug tracker details Mozilla’s plans to disable WebSocket in Firefox 4, enabled only by updating a pref setting. A Geolocation-style Firefox prompt was proposed but did not gain support. The reason for disabling WebSocket is a Google report detailing security issues with the current WebSocket protocol. That report is available here. Apple was recently known to be considering disabling WebSocket in Safari as well.

via David Walsh Blog – WebSocket Update. Remember this post about WebSockets, yeah now they are going to be disabled by default in Firefox.






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