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[whatwg] localStorage + worker processes

From: Adam Barth <whatwg@adambarth.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2009 14:49:16 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0903201449r5823f148t4f36a67a681dc059@mail.gmail.com>
On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 2:19 PM, Oliver Hunt <oliver at apple.com> wrote:
>> When discussing this standard we have to recognize that not all
>> browsers actually have a "main thread".
>
> Yes they do -- we're talking about the main thread from the point of view of
> javascript, which is not necessarily the UI thread.

The spec requires a single thread only for each unit of related
browsing contexts.  LocalStorage extends to all browsing contexts,
regardless of which unit they are in.

Adam
Received on Friday, 20 March 2009 14:49:16 GMT

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