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Re: [whatwg] Define MessagePort.isConnected or MessagePort.ondisconnect

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2012 22:32:08 +0000 (UTC)
To: ATSUSHI TAKAYAMA <taka.atsushi@googlemail.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1211022216510.2478@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Mon, 15 Mar 2010, ATSUSHI TAKAYAMA wrote:
> 
> I think, as Hixie suggested, an array like object to track references of 
> all connected ports would be nice *for SharedWorkers*. For ports created 
> dynamically by new MessageChannel, it doesn't seem to work well.

Why wouldn't it work well for MessageChannel ports?

I've specced something concrete so we have something to discuss here:

   http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#broadcasting-to-many-ports

Hopefully this will give authors a way to do the broadcasting without the 
memory leak you currently have to put up with.

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