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// We need to create a chat client. 
// The messages pulling policy to should be:

// 1. Get the latest messages from  the server
// 2. Wait 2 sec.
// 3. Back to no. 1 again

// Q: what is wrong with the following solution? 
//    What would be the right way to do that?

setInterval(function () {
 
    $.getJSON( "http://chat-server.com/10/message", function( data ) {
          updateChatWindow(data.messages);
      });
 
}, 2000);
Written on May 18, 2014

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