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Re: Synchronous postMessage for Workers?

From: David Levin <levin@chromium.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 18:05:46 -0800
Message-ID: <CACmjMJRBkmZzwWrh3B2kZER9gdfD4Z7SpsrHmJpwKUEiNC=T1A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: Joshua Bell <jsbell@chromium.org>, public-webapps@w3.org
On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 5:05 PM, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 2:07 PM, David Levin <levin@chromium.org> wrote:
> > It seems like this mechanism would deadlock a worker if two workers send
> > each other a synchronous message.
>
> Indeed. We can only allow child workers to block on parent workers.
> Never the other way around.
>

So the api would have to know who is listening to the other end of the port
and throw if it isn't a parent?

dave
Received on Friday, 18 November 2011 02:06:40 GMT

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