Gentlemen, a call to arms!

jesse jesse at
Sat Oct 14 20:12:50 BST 2006

On Sat, Oct 14, 2006 at 10:54:07AM -0700, ben at wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 14, 2006 at 02:27:57PM +0100, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> >On Sat, Oct 14, 2006 at 05:40:43AM -0700, ben at wrote:
> >> On Fri, Oct 13, 2006 at 02:25:37PM -0400, jesse wrote:
> >> >
> >> >Anybody gotten a nice toolkit for doing Comet-ish stuff up and going?
> >> 
> >> Yes, thanks. Is it Open Source? No, sadly, not, and as it's work stuff I don't really
> >> feel I can produce an out-of-hours skunkworks version with a clear conscience.
> >
> >Is it close to core business and therefore not something that work would
> >consider open-sourcing?
> Yes. 
> We are working with a vendor who has pledged to release a closed-source "Community
> Edition" however, which will be integrated with a leading OS AJAX toolkit - this 
> will if nothing else give a decent black-box example of how to do it properly,
> which the OSS community could then look to reverse-engineer.
> There's a limited amount more I can say about this now, and I don't think I'm at 
> liberty to name the vendor or toolkit yet.

And you are prohibited from blogging or submitting papers about the
techniques you used to make the world not suck for you? 


> Ben


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