Time  Nick         Message
03:39 diegoaguilar how does Twitter or any other services offer streaming APIS when HTTP is stateless how do they implement the persisting connection over http
11:37 pdurbin      "These techniques are collectively referred to as Comet communication." http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2010/04/tutorial-use-twitters-new-real-time-stream-api-in-python/
11:50 trygvis      yep
11:52 pdurbin      interesting though that this doesn't mention twitter at all: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comet_%28programming%29
12:15 trygvis      it's supposed to be an encyclopedia, not a reference list :)
12:31 pdurbin      true :)