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[whatwg] Combining the DedicatedWorker and SharedWorker interfaces

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 23:32:39 -0800
Message-ID: <491D2997.6010206@sicking.cc>
Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Nov 2008, Jonas Sicking wrote:
>>> I don't really see how we can do away with this without interop 
>>> issues.
>> It sounds to me like simply saying:
>>
>> setTimout(handler, ms):
>>   When called will schedule a event 'ms' milliseconds after the function
>>   is called. When the event fires 'handler' is called.
>>
>> would make it a bug to not fire the event and produce any side effects 
>> that it would have. For exactly the same reasons that canceling a 
>> pending XHR request would be a bug.
> 
> The above would also mean that the timeout would fire even after the 
> document has been closed, which is not what we want.

True, you also need to define that when a document is closed pending 
timers and in-progress XHR requests, are canceled. Don't know enough to 
have an opinion on DB transactions.

/ Jonas
Received on Thursday, 13 November 2008 23:32:39 UTC

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