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Re: [whatwg] BroadcastChannel in Firefox Nightly

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:41:08 +0100
Message-ID: <CADnb78jpbpBrhitsCSZA2EBRaW3MXw+W6QQfWg5RAm0+12t=iw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Janusz Majnert <j.majnert@samsung.com>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>
On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 2:58 PM, Janusz Majnert <j.majnert@samsung.com> wrote:
> From quickly skimming the linked spec it looks like the same functionality
> (minus sending objects) is already available with the use of WebStorage:
> https://html.spec.whatwg.org/multipage/webstorage.html#the-storage-event

That only handles strings and involves an API that is racy and best
avoided. You could see the BroadcastChannel API as a better designed
lower-level primitive.

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