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Re: [discuss-webrtc] PeerConnection on WebWorker

From: PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2013 08:45:26 +0200
Message-ID: <CABc02_+KJToNZ5QOiCO-tUkcfHb3SbpyN0p3krqor_gquFS1kQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: discuss-webrtc@googlegroups.com
Cc: public-webrtc <public-webrtc@w3.org>
Is there a concrete reason why not?
It is not related to the actual DOM, after all. Data channels can be used
without any relation to the DOM.

☆*PhistucK*


On Sun, Feb 24, 2013 at 6:55 AM, Justin Uberti <juberti@google.com> wrote:

> Web Workers can't manipulate the DOM, including PeerConnection.
>
> See https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/DOM/Using_web_workers.
>
>
> On Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 5:49 PM, piranna@gmail.com <piranna@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> I've got this issue on Chrome v24 and v26, but I think it's related
>> with the specificacion since I didn't see anything about it there.
>>
>> I'm trying to create a PeerConnection (to later create a DataChannel
>> from it) from inside a WebWorker, with the idea of use in the future a
>> SharedWorker. My intention is to move all the logic of my application
>> (a P2P filesharing application) to a SharedWorker and leave only on
>> the window thread the UI related code, so it can be accessed from
>> several browser tabs at a time, and also have the option to easily use
>> a WebSocket to a remote server running the logic of the application
>> instead against the local WebWorker/SharedWorker (the API is almost
>> the same, only one using send() method and the other usind
>> postMessage() method. I truly don't know why that difference between
>> both, but this a different story...). The problem is that trying to
>> create the PeerConnection inside the WebWorker it tell me that both
>> webkitRTCPeerConnection and RTCPeerConnection are not defined, so I
>> suppose this use case was not considered by the specification.
>>
>> A temporal solution would be that the WebWorker send back the
>> petitions to use the PeerConnection object to the window thread and
>> process them there, but this would over complicate the application
>> architecture and also decrease performance.
>>
>> Any clue about this topic?
>>
>>
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