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[whatwg] Workers feedback

From: Gregg Tavares <gman@google.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2011 17:58:37 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTim__TLymGkTezm+QaD92HsdV4sOYjVBOfhC97Ao@mail.gmail.com>
On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 5:45 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Fri, 11 Feb 2011, Gregg Tavares (wrk) wrote:
> > > On Fri, 7 Jan 2011, Berend-Jan Wever wrote:
> > > >
> > > > 1) To give WebWorkers access to the DOM API so they can create their
> > > > own elements such as img, canvas, etc...?
> > >
> > > It's the API itself that isn't thread-safe, unfortunately.
> >
> > I didn't see the original thread but how is a WebWorker any different
> > from another webpage? Those run just fine in other threads and use the
> > DOM API.
>
> Web pages do not run in a different thread.
>

Oh, sorry. I meant they run in a different process. At least in some
browsers.


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