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[whatwg] localStorage mutex - a solution?

From: Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 14:56:50 -0500
Message-ID: <5dd9e5c50911251156m6ed5fdedt26ca7d1c7354eb85@mail.gmail.com>
On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 12:16 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:

> On 11/25/09 6:20 AM, Ian Hickson wrote:
>
>>    - script calling a method implemented in native code on a host object
>>
> ...
>
> If this is a MUST, this seems like a possible compat issue depending on
> whether the method is native or library-provided, at the very least. There's
> also been talk at least in Gecko of self-hosting some DOM methods in JS
> (e.g. getElementById), at which point they will no longer be implemented in
> native code.
>

Good point.  So even if it's a MUST, it'll be dependent on the platform.
 And thus not terribly "standard".

I'd say the current language is better than this proposed change.  But I'd
say my proposal (or some other approximation of run to completion) is what
I'm favoring at the moment.
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