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Discussion on: Explain WebSockets like I'm five

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Kelly Andrews

You know how you like to leave the faucet running in the bathroom? It's sort of like that.

Sorry, did you mean my five year old, specifically?

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Ben Halpern Author

That sounds like a great idea. Why wouldn't I always leave the faucet running?

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Kelly Andrews

Eventually, the sink overflows. It seems like a great idea at first, but leaving it open is just wasteful.

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