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cross origin workers [was Re: [workers] Moving the Web Workers spec back to Last Call WD]

From: David Levin <levin@google.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2011 17:03:20 -0700
Message-ID: <CACmjMJSpfWrJ57xoQA9yorybac3Jzjxpur74y_OEt=o4EGGixQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 2:18 AM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Sat, 12 Feb 2011, Arthur Barstow wrote:
> >
> > Regarding re-publishing the Web Workers spec [ED] as a new Last Call
> > Working Draft ...
> >
> > Bugzilla shows one open bug [Bugs]:
> >
> >   11818 - As documented in the "Creating workers" section, a worker
> *must* be
> > an external script.
> >   http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=11818
> >
> > What high priority work must be done such that this spec is ready to be
> > re-published as a new Last Call Working draft?
>
> None, to my knowledge. The bug above is a feature request.
>
>
> > In particular, what are the proposals, plans and timeline to address the
> > above bug?
>
> I expect to address the issue of supporting data: URL scripts in workers
> at the same time as adding the ability to do cross-origin shared workers,
> currently estimated to be in 6 to 18 months, depending on browser
> implementation progress on other features in the same timeframe.
>


I've been asked by folks who work on Google Docs about cross-origin shared
workers, so I wanted to bring up this issue again -- also in light of the
fact that it has been ~6 months :).

dave
Received on Wednesday, 14 September 2011 00:04:05 GMT

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