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Re: [web-audio-api] (JSWorkers): ScriptProcessorNode processing in workers (#113)

From: Olivier Thereaux <notifications@github.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2013 07:30:14 -0700
To: WebAudio/web-audio-api <web-audio-api@noreply.github.com>
Message-ID: <WebAudio/web-audio-api/issues/113/24244745@github.com>
> [Original comment](https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17415#76) by Grant Galitz on W3C Bugzilla. Sun, 29 Jul 2012 17:05:49 GMT

Let's not forget that placing the js code in a worker does not solve the blocking issue. JS code can still be very inefficient in a worker and block the worker for a long period of time. GC pauses apply too. Inefficient JS can cause blocking for longer periods than what the UI would normally block for. Putting canvas support in a worker can also block out audio as well, as non-accelerated users are very common with most browsers today.

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