Monday, November 08, 2010 at 12:00 AM.

on pushUpdate (htmltext, type="", userWhoCausedUpdate="", data=nil) {
		<<7/19/10; 10:06:44 AM by DW
			<<Cribbed from scripting2.root.
		<<7/16/10; 7:43:21 AM by DW
			<<Add another level under each users' realtimeUpdates table, with the IP they're connecting through. 
		<<7/15/10; 8:08:43 AM by DW
			<<Add three optional params, type and userWhoCausedUpdate and data. Type of course can distinguish between classes of updates. I added this so the instant outliner could push its updates out through this channel. userWhoCausedUpdate indicates which user caused the update.
			<<data is any data that should be attached to the update. It's up to the type to determine what data it might want to send.
		<<7/13/10; 7:56:37 AM by DW
	local (adrdata = realtime.init (), adruser, now = (), t);
	local (serialnumstring = string.padwithzeros (adrdata^.server.stats.ctMessages++, 7));
	local (sem =;
	bundle { //set up table for update
		new (tabletype, @t);
		t.htmltext = htmltext;
		t.type = type;
		t.username = userWhoCausedUpdate;
		if data != nil { = data};
		t.when = now};
	for adruser in @adrdata^.server.users {
		if adruser^.prefs.enabled {
			local (adrinbox);
			for adrinbox in @adruser^.inboxes {
				semaphore.lock (sem, 180);
				adrinbox^.queue.[serialnumstring] = t;
				semaphore.unlock (sem);
				adrinbox^.stats.whenLastPush = now}}}};
bundle { //test code
	pushUpdate ("Hello from Hollywood")}

This listing is for code that runs in the OPML Editor environment. I created these listings because I wanted the search engines to index it, so that when I want to look up something in my codebase I don't have to use the much slower search functionality in my object database. Dave Winer.