[Twisted-web] Athena closed the live connection when escape is hit
p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Mon Dec 4 11:28:46 CST 2006
glyph at divmod.com wrote:
> On 12:31 am, p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk wrote:
> >Jean-Paul Calderone wrote:
> >>On Mon, 04 Dec 2006 00:08:05 +0000, Phil Mayers
> <p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk>
> >>Lack of time to implement something different.
> >Ok, I guess what I'm asking is - why is it ever necessary for the
> client to
> >execute a close of the live connection via the keyboard (other than
> >debugging of course) and will anything break if I comment that out?
> >I'm guessing not.
> If escape isn't handled, then sometimes it will invoke the "stop"
> button, which causes random non-deterministic connection failures which
> aren't immediately reported. I don't entirely understand the situation,
> but an immediate failure is better than what was happening before.
> I believe this is actually fixable, but as JP says, we don't have time
> at the moment.
Hrm. Interesting. Ok. It's hardly a critical problem, thanks for taking
the time to reply (FWIW I was handling escape to trigger closure of an
autocomplete dropdown <div>)
Do you happen to know what browsers the escape==stop behaviour occurs
under? I might take a look at it.
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