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RE: [HighResTime] Web Worker support

From: Jatinder Mann <jmann@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2013 23:12:54 +0000
To: James Simonsen <simonjam@chromium.org>, public-web-perf <public-web-perf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <26cc4a30eaa04ccf85dfaa3e1d306761@BLUPR03MB065.namprd03.prod.outlook.com>
I believe updating the spec to support now() in Web Workers isn't hard. The real issue is whether we want to move the entire performance object, all the methods and attributes, or a subset of the performance object to Web Workers as well.

If we feel the Timing specs may not make sense in Web Workers, we'll need to specifically exclude them. I think we should be able to make this change relatively quickly once we have consensus.


From: James Simonsen [mailto:simonjam@chromium.org]
Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 2:53 PM
To: public-web-perf
Subject: [HighResTime] Web Worker support

Hi guys,

Sorry to raise this again, but we keep getting bugged about it. How hard would it be to add Web Workers to High Res Time? The first edition is already a recommendation, so I think we'd need to create a level 2 spec for it.

Does anyone know how large of a change to the spec it'd be? Is it just a matter of adding one tag to the IDL? If so, it seems like we might be able to do it relatively quickly.

Received on Wednesday, 27 February 2013 23:14:20 UTC

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