[Seaside] Ajax live updates

Lukas Renggli renggli at gmail.com
Wed Jul 12 05:56:45 UTC 2006

> It could mean that, for sure, but in my case, I'm actually just wanting
> to bring extra text into the UI, hotel room prices actually, to allow a
> user to select a rate.  Grabbing most hotel info is quick, I have a
> local copy of the data, but getting prices takes calls to other systems
> via web services that can take upwards of 10 or more seconds at times,
> hence my wanting to grab them asynchronously and Ajax them in when
> available.  I'd be perfectly happy even with the restriction of
> rendering non form data that has no effect on the state of the form
> postback, no callbacks, no links, just extra info in front of the users
> eyes.  I'll spend some time reading the code in Comet, hopefully I'll
> come up with something.

Now I understand your problem, thanks for the example. The simples and
safest workaround (without messing with the internals of Seaside) is
probably to do the AJAX request within a different session.


Lukas Renggli

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