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Re: [whatwg] ArrayBuffer and ByteArray questions

From: Oliver Hunt <oliver@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2010 11:21:43 -0700
Cc: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, whatwg@lists.whatwg.org, Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <263A621D-A1F1-4710-85DF-665ED3835772@apple.com>
To: Chris Marrin <cmarrin@apple.com>

On Sep 8, 2010, at 11:13 AM, Chris Marrin wrote:

> Web Sockets is certainly another candidate, but I meant Web Workers. There have been informal discussions on using ArrayBuffers as a way to safely share binary data between threads. I don't believe anything has been formalized here.

You can't share data between workers.  There is no (and there cannot be) any shared state between multiple threads of JS execution.
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