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[whatwg] Inline Web Worker

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2010 18:12:38 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTin28bdcQ--=4KG4oT_wexmEQhUs6EvCPqTvHzWh@mail.gmail.com>
Allowing both blob URLs and data URLs for workers sounds like a great idea.

/ Jonas

On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 3:49 PM, Eric Uhrhane <ericu at google.com> wrote:
> How about using a Blob URL? ?See the discussion here:
> https://groups.google.com/a/chromium.org/group/chromium-html5/tree/browse_frm/thread/4288931009182422/12703ab802469702.
>
> On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 3:17 PM, Samuel Ytterbrink <samuel at ytterbrink.nu> wrote:
>>
>> Hi I have found?something?really?frustrating?with the specs. to show that I
>> at least?read the blog about proposing features here is the questions and
>> answers:
>>
>> What is the problem you are trying to solve?
>> To create?sophisticated?single file webpages.
>> What is the feature you are suggesting to help solve it?
>> Some sort of inline Web Worker.?Using?Data URL is what i have in mind or by
>> creating a class.
>> What is the processing model for that feature, including error handling?
>> This should be very clear, including things such as event timing if the
>> feature involves events, how to create graphs representing the data in the
>> case of semantic proposals, etc.
>> Well the same as for other URLs, except that it inherit its location
>> information from its creator.
>> Why do you think browsers would implement this feature?
>> To make standalone local webpages easier to be used by users. And in some
>> cases faster dl of large pages.
>> Why do you think authors would use this feature?
>> Webpages are more then just information, its programs. Programs in one file
>> is easier to have. And also for testing quick things, inline is a?Bliss.
>> What evidence is there that this feature is desparately needed?
>> I only have my own, trying to build a more optimal standalone DAISY player
>> (would be nice if i could rewrite it with web workers). And that google
>> gears seems to support it.
>>
>> So is this a totally bad idea?
>> //Samuel Ytterbrink
>> p.s. hope i posted it in the correct Mailing list. and that my spelling
>> isn't that bad.
>>
>
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