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Re: [chromium-html5] LocalStorage inside Worker

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2011 23:48:38 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=sea7QQwWvMzWcmn2LSPMovDYr7GC6D=oSo-W-@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Keean Schupke <keean@fry-it.com>, Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org>, robert@ocallahan.org, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>, public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 6:02 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 4:39 PM, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 2:44 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 2:37 PM, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 2:11 PM, Keean Schupke <keean@fry-it.com> wrote:
>>>>> would:
>>>>> withNamedStorage('x', function(store) {...});
>>>>> make more sense from a naming point of view?
>>>>
>>>> I have a different association for 'with', especially in context of
>>>> JavaScript, so I prefer 'get'. But others feel free to express an
>>>> opinion.
>>>
>>> In the context of other languages with similar constructs (request a
>>> resource which is available within the body of the construct), the
>>> "with[resource]" naming scheme is pretty common and well-known.  I
>>> personally like it.
>>
>> Even for asynchronous callbacks? Can you give any examples?
>
> Not *quite* asynchronous callbacks (that's something fairly specific
> to languages that run on an event loop), but close enough.
>
> Lisp has, for example, macros like WITH-HASH-TABLE-ITERATOR, which
> takes a hash, a name for the iterator to be produced, and then a chunk
> of code within which the iterator is available.
>
> Python has its "with" keyword, used like "with file = open('foo'):
> doStuffToTheFile(file)", which similarly creates a named resource and
> takes a chunk of code within which the resource is available.  I know
> that other languages have similar, but off the top of my head I'm
> having trouble thinking of them.

All of these seem very similar to the 'with' operator in javascript,
but quite different from a function which registers a asynchronous
callback.

/ Jonas
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