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WebSockets updated to latest version in Chrome Canary

The WebSocket API has been rev'd to the latest version (13) in Chrome Canary. The developer-facing changes are very small, but are incompatible with the older version.

Here's the scoop:

  • Change the origin header name: Sec-WebSocket-Origin -> Origin
  • Sec-WebSocket-Version header value: 8 -> 13