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[Bug 17415] (JSWorkers): JavaScriptAudioNode processing in workers

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Date: Mon, 06 Aug 2012 14:46:08 +0000
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--- Comment #92 from Philip J <philipj@opera.com> 2012-08-06 14:46:03 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #91)
> On the "must happen in Workers" side, I mostly see (in e.g Marcus' Comment #3)
> the idea that we should make sure not to let developers do anything bad. I am
> not fully confortable with that - thought our job was to enable and empower,
> and if need be to document best practices.

I don't understand what those best practices would be, since Web developers
aren't in a position to avoid the problems with a main thread callback API.
They cannot control what goes on in other tabs, and as I mentioned in comment 9
and comment 19, those tabs can block the main thread for longer than even the
maximum buffer size allowed by JavaScriptAudioNode.

That being said, perhaps we should begin to focus on what a WorkerAudioNode
would look like, since that's what we want to actually implement.

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