to create something that behaves more like a true "chat", you
need an active client side.
For example, you could let a frame with the PHP be reloaded in a
To create a real chat, you need a socket connection. The best
solution would be Flash (which has great functions for that).
Java is another option.
Am Sonntag den, 8. September 2002, um 12:05, schrieb M:
> "Philip J. Newman" wrote:
>> You could create a scema, or module that is called with each
>> page load, that
>> checks for messages when the user is logged in. So when the
>> message is
>> stored into the databace, when the user loads the anypage
>> while logged in it
>> checks for new messages, and if the user has messages then the
>> window pops
>> up and the user can eather reply etc etc
> Hello Phil, your idea is interesting. I am evaluating it
> because it is not a
> true 'chat' (if user doesnt load any page he will never see
> incoming msg), but
> your idea is the only thing I have to this time.
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