W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > whatwg@whatwg.org > January 2011

[whatwg] WebWorkers and images

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2011 21:31:14 -0500
Message-ID: <4D33A9F2.1080702@mit.edu>
> Sorry, I've lost track of this part of the discussion.  Is functions
> cloning needed for non-copying messages, or is this tangental?

It depends on what you want to be able to pass across such non-copying 
messages, basically.  For simple things, it's not needed.

> My impression for zero-copy messaging was to define it as closely to
> regular messaging as possible: visible behavior almost identical to
> structured clone, except for the side-effect of disabling the object
> after the postMessage call completes and some special handling if
> multiple objects receive the message.

Then you don't need to do anything funky with functions.

-Boris
Received on Sunday, 16 January 2011 18:31:14 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Wednesday, 22 January 2020 16:59:29 UTC