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What changes to Web Messaging spec are proposed? [Was: Re: Using ArrayBuffer as payload for binary data to/from Web Workers]

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2011 12:01:47 -0400
Message-ID: <4DE7B3EB.9050604@nokia.com>
To: ext Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Kenneth Russell <kbr@google.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Travis Leithead <Travis.Leithead@microsoft.com>, "gman@google.com" <gman@google.com>, "cmarrin@apple.com" <cmarrin@apple.com>, "glenn@zewt.org" <glenn@zewt.org>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
What are the specific change(s) to the Web Messaging spec being proposed:



On Jun/2/2011 11:25 AM, ext Jonas Sicking wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 4:55 PM, Kenneth Russell<kbr@google.com>  wrote:
>> On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 3:35 PM, Ian Hickson<ian@hixie.ch>  wrote:
>>> On Tue, 31 May 2011, Kenneth Russell wrote:
>>>> Jonas's suggestion of adding another argument to postMessage, and
>>>> Gregg's generalization to declare it as an array of objects to be
>>>> transferred rather than copied, sounds good.
>>> We could change make MessagePort and ArrayBuffer both inherit from a
>>> [NoInterfaceObject] empty interface, and then make the MessagePort[]
>>> argument of the various postMessage() methods instead take an array of
>>> this new interface, and then just have ArrayBuffer and MessagePort both
>>> define how to be cloned in this way.
>>> If people like this approach I can work with Kenneth on getting the
>>> wording right in the various specs.
>> This sounds good to me; in the interest of moving things forward, are
>> there any objections?
> No, this sounded good to the people here at mozilla that I talked with
> about this.
> / Jonas
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