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Re: Some additions to Web Workers

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2011 22:15:44 +0000 (UTC)
To: Joćo Eiras <joao.eiras@gmail.com>
cc: "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1106102202000.19153@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 4 Mar 2011, Joćo Eiras wrote:
> It seems Mozilla extended the interface WorkerUtils in their 
> implementation with the atob/btoa functions.

I've done the same in the spec now.

> I find them quite useful in that context, and would also encourage 
> adding escape, unescape, encodeURI, decodeURI, encodeURIComponent, 
> decodeURIComponent and many of the other global functions in the DOM 
> environment which don't have any specific bindings to the DOM itself or 
> manipulate documents, as that was a concern due to globals that are 
> internally used by the DOM in some browsers.

These should already be there as they are defined by ECMAScript itself.

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