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Re: [whatwg] Proposal: navigator.cores

From: Tobie Langel <tobie.langel@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 4 May 2014 09:13:45 +0200
Message-ID: <8214032452104084277@unknownmsgid>
To: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Cc: whatwg <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, Eli Grey <me@eligrey.com>
On May 4, 2014, at 7:45, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, May 3, 2014 at 10:32 PM, Eli Grey <me@eligrey.com> wrote:
>
>> The proposal specifically states using logical cores, which handles
>> all of the CPUs you mentioned properly.
>>
>> Intel CPUs with hyperthreading enabled report logical cores as double
>> the hardware cores. Depending on the version and configuration of the
>> Samsung Exynos Octa big.LITTLE CPUs, you will get either 4 logical
>> cores (only one cluster can run at a time) or 8 logical cores
>> (big.LITTLE MP, available in Exynos 5420 or later only).
>>
>
> Great!
> Make sure this is captured when it is put in a specification.
> Otherwise the subtlety between an actual and a logical core might get lost.

Shouldn't this also be captured in the API's name?

--tobie
Received on Sunday, 4 May 2014 07:14:15 UTC

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