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[whatwg] Workers in HTML5

From: Aaron Boodman <aa@google.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 18:07:01 -0800
Message-ID: <278fd46c0802191807j51cbd5ccjf548fcf36163bd76@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 6:05 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
>  If XMLHttpRequest is one of the APIs available on background threads,
>  does that include its XML parsing/serialization features (responseXML
>  and the ability to pass a Document as the post data)? If so, then
>  effectively the whole DOM API has to be available on the background
>  thread, which may increase the implementation complexity a fair bit
>  over having only selected APIs available.

I think it should be spec'd with those features required. Gears
probably won't implement the XML part initially.

- a
Received on Tuesday, 19 February 2008 18:07:01 UTC

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