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Re: [whatwg] Canvas in Workers

From: Rick Waldron <waldron.rick@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2012 20:23:33 -0500
Message-ID: <CAHfnhfq0cgZSVgc5e+DuU0QGQ2+HykTiNN0yiLgKfydjjuK-4A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: WHAT Working Group <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 4:48 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Fri, 16 Nov 2012, Rick Waldron wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 4:11 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> > > On Fri, 16 Nov 2012, Rick Waldron wrote:
> > > > On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 3:25 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > >     var proxy = canvas.transferControlToProxy());
> > > >
> > > > <bikeshed>
> > > >
> > > > Proxy with a capital P is an API in ES6 for creating Proxy objects.
> > > > While I recognize that this is obviously just a conceptual sketch of
> > > > your idea and that you're merely following the camel case tradition,
> now
> > > > is probably the best time to be informed of potential naming
> conflicts.
> > >
> > > The word Proxy is used all over the place on the Web platform, I'm not
> too
> > > worried about that. Right now the object returned above is
> "CanvasProxy",
> > > which is the kind of proxy that it refers to. I'm certainly open to
> > > another name, any suggestions?
> >
> > CanvasProxy is a fine disambiguation.
>
> Do you think we should rename the method above to say that too?
>
> "canvas.transferControlToCanvasProxy()" is a bit verbose. :-)
>
> I had shortened it to just "canvas.transferControlToProxy" on the
>

Is there any other thing that control can be transferred to?
canvas.transferControl() would be sufficient...

Rick


> assumption that the fact that it was called on a canvas would disambiguate
> that it was a canvas proxy, but I'm certainly open to other suggestions.
>
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