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Re: Using ArrayBuffer as payload for binary data to/from Web Workers

From: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2011 18:54:35 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTinC6DSvg0U7ZuO6OS5S6E9S-sXFrsjc9ybwb5jB@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chris Marrin <cmarrin@apple.com>
Cc: Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 6:05 PM, Chris Marrin <cmarrin@apple.com> wrote:

> Now that ArrayBuffer has made its way into XHR, I think it would be
> reasonable to somehow use this new object type as a way to pass data to and
> from Workers without copying. I've seen hints and thoughts about this here
> and there, but I've never seen a formal discussion. I'm not even sure if
> webapps is the place for this discussion, although it seems like a
> reasonable place. Please let me know if there is a better place.
>

ArrayBuffer is the most obvious use for zero-copy messaging, but I don't
think it should be limited to it...

Has there been discussion anywhere that I've missed?
>

Probably not the only one, but check the "WebWorkers and images" thread on
whatwg.

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Glenn Maynard
Received on Monday, 7 March 2011 23:55:08 GMT

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