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[Bug 12574] AbstractWorker and WorkerGlobalScope should inherit EventTarget

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Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2011 23:15:53 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12574

Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

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--- Comment #6 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2011-06-21 23:15:52 UTC ---
They don't, they behave the same as Window, ApplicationCache, EventSource,
WebSocket, MessagePort, TextTrack, TextTrackCue, MediaStream, PeerConnection,
and indeed everything else until recently.

I don't understand why EventTarget is special here.


> To make Workers do something useful, it is absolutely must that
> they are EventTargets (otherwise event handling wouldn't work).

It's also imperative that they have the WorkerUtils stuff, but they don't
inherit from that either.

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