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[whatwg] Application defined "locks"

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2009 11:59:12 +1200
Message-ID: <11e306600909101659g2f333dcaj76adabf734f0806a@mail.gmail.com>
On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 9:52 AM, Darin Fisher <darin at chromium.org> wrote:

> I think there are good applications for setting a long-lived lock.  We can
> try to make it hard for people to create those locks, but then the end
> result will be suboptimal.  They'll still find a way to build them.
>

One use case is selecting a master instance of an app. I haven't really been
following the "global script" thread, but doesn't that address this use case
in a more direct way?

What other use-cases for long-lived locks are there?

Rob
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