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[whatwg] localStorage + worker processes

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2009 13:54:02 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0903211354n6e3a3c49ga0ddae0401441982@mail.gmail.com>
On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 9:41 AM, Drew Wilson <atwilson at google.com> wrote:
> That might work. Is it feasible for user agents to enforce limits on how
> long a callback is allowed to run holding the lock? That way workers can't
> starve normal pages from accessing their local storage.

I don't think it will be a big problem. As long as we ensure that all
locks are per-origin, that means that an application can only starve
itself. Something that it has clear incentives not to.

/ Jonas
Received on Saturday, 21 March 2009 13:54:02 UTC

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