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[whatwg] Workers in HTML5 (was: postMessage apply(), pipe, etc.)

From: Dimitri Glazkov <dimitri.glazkov@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2008 17:08:24 -0600
Message-ID: <fb15ac210802141508m4625faf3ve93c83f8de6d8536@mail.gmail.com>
LOL. Who else has been quietly concocting a worker spec?

This very much along the lines of what I was thinking. Equating worker
to (or drawing parallels with) a window object is the approach that
would make workers easier to understand for developers, IMHO.

I am not quite sure yet about DOM access/interaction.

On 2/14/08, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Feb 2008, Aaron Boodman wrote:
> >
> > Well, as long as you've brought it up, I was working on a proposal too:
> >
> > http://code.google.com/p/google-gears/wiki/HTML5WorkerProposal
>
> As was I. :-)
>
>    http://www.hixie.ch/specs/dom/workers/0.9
>
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