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Re: [whatwg] Proposal: Wake Lock API

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:44:03 -0400
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <etPan.53f3b713.238e1f29.1070@Marcoss-MacBook-Pro.local>
Cc: WHAT Working Group <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, Mounir Lamouri <mounir@lamouri.fr>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>


On August 19, 2014 at 4:39:03 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. (jackalmage@gmail.com) wrote:
> > Why is isHeld still used here? You don't need it to avoid squashing  
> someone else's lock with this design, and several people have  
> pointed out that exposing it is a footgun, as people might check it and  
> decide they don't need to request their own lock (only to be screwed when  
> the other lock releases earlier or later than they expected).

It's the only authoritative source of truth. But ok, fair point about the footgun.

Consider the static dropped. 



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Marcos Caceres
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