> It would make sense to add it in 8.1 as I think it is right to have the
> module kept up to date as AnyEvent provides flexibility and I think
> there are a few other uses for WebSockets.

It would be crucial to be able to use the same code base for old and
new. Or we'd have to drop support for most platforms, as we wouldn't be
able to compile the required binaries for many of them. In particular
Windows could be the end.