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[whatwg] <eventsource>/RemoteEventSource wierdness

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 01:19:59 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0904280118160.10370@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 2 Mar 2009, Michael Nordman wrote:
>
> > One key feature that IMHO is needed in this area is sharing of events 
> > between pages/windows
> 
> A cross-page event broadcast facility is co-mingled with the DOMStorage 
> corner of the spec (see 5.11.1.5 The storage event).
> 
> It may be nice to carve that out as a separate facility that can be 
> utilized in the absence of storage.

Shared workers are the expected way to do this at this point.

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