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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.

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