[Project_owners] Online/Offline

Adam Judson adamsplugins at gmail.com
Fri Apr 14 15:52:54 EDT 2006


Can you ping the server on start up with xhttp?

Seems like you need to check for success regardless.

A

On 14/04/06, Brian King <brian at mozdev.org> wrote:
> Adam Judson wrote:
> > Why do you want to test for this?
> >
> > Do you really want to know if they can see site X?  I can have a live
> > connection but if my proxy fails etc. I effectively don't...
> >
> > I wonder if you are trying to solve the right problem.
>
> I'm sending data to the server via XMLHttpRequest. If the user is
> offline, the data needs to be queued for when they do go online.
>
> I could check the request failure for certain characteristics, but it
> makes more sense to me to check the online status *before* sending the
> data. In that case I can just bypass the send and store it.
>
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