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Re: Audio Workers - please review

From: Olli Pettay <olli@pettay.fi>
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:03:29 +0300
Message-ID: <54108461.9060404@pettay.fi>
To: Alex Russell <slightlyoff@google.com>
CC: Ehsan Akhgari <ehsan@mozilla.com>, Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com>, "public-audio@w3.org" <public-audio@w3.org>
On 09/10/2014 08:00 PM, Alex Russell wrote:
> I see. It should be removed in favor of fetch().

Why?

(But that is off topic to this wg.)


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> On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 9:56 AM, Olli Pettay <olli@pettay.fi <mailto:olli@pettay.fi>> wrote:
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>     On 09/10/2014 07:48 PM, Alex Russell wrote:
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>              e) The topic of whether or not synchronous APIs must be allowed on workers is being debated on public-script-coord, and it seems like
>         there is no
>              consensus on that yet.  But I find the possibility of running synchronous XHR on the audio processing thread unacceptable for example,
>         given its
>              realtime requirements.
>
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>         You should remove XHR and, if anything, only surface fetch. Actually, it was my recollection taht XHR isn't in the base interface for workers.
>         Is that
>         wrong?: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/__web-apps/current-work/__multipage/workers.html#apis-__available-to-workers
>         <http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/workers.html#apis-available-to-workers>
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>     http://xhr.spec.whatwg.org/#__interface-xmlhttprequest <http://xhr.spec.whatwg.org/#interface-xmlhttprequest>
>     I can see Exposed=Worker there.
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