Amar Takhar verm at
Thu Nov 19 18:48:41 UTC 2015

On 2015-11-19 10:40 -0800, Hal Murray wrote:
> I was going to make a wise-ass comment about a security project requiring 
> javascript which is known to be a source of problems.  There are some cases 
> where javascript makes sense.  I don't see this as one of them.

The web interface to Buildbot uses websockets to update the page in real time.  
Rather than requiring custom local software it's all done in-web.

Before, with the old page you'd have to rely on refreshes which didn't give good 
data.  Now you can leave the browser open and get information updated realtime.


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