This document is intended to explain a suggestion for an enhancement of the WebSocket support in Netty 4 and was only created to get feedback from the Netty team to see if this is a valid suggestion before putting any time and effort into it.
Netty has a very nice support for WebSockets and the examples provided work like a charm. This is one of the examples that come with Netty WebSocketServerHandler.java. In this example the WebSocketServerHandler takes care of everything in regard to the WebSocket request, and also acts as a simple web server to produce the html page used for running the example using a web browser.
The reason for this suggestion is that I wanted to implement a simple handler that receives a TextWebSocketFrame and not have to deal with other things like the Http Handshake.So I've created the following [branch](https