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Re: exposing CANVAS or something like it to Web Workers

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 17 Nov 2012 04:35:27 +0000 (UTC)
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
cc: Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1211170434490.16964@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 16 Nov 2012, Charles Pritchard wrote:
> > 
> >   
> > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-whatwg-archive/2012Nov/0199.html
> 
> Seems like we might use requestAnimationFrame in the main thread to 
> postMessage to the worker as an alternative to using setInterval in 
> workers for repaints.

The idea in due course is to just expose rAF in workers. Please do read 
the e-mail above, which actually mentions that.

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