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Re: [whatwg] BroadcastChannel in Firefox Nightly

From: Janusz Majnert <jmajnert@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2015 22:29:35 +0100
Message-ID: <CAOeF0exCeoJAjYw8GVuEL3fFqPPWk77mPqQQVvvM5nKZH6STDw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: whatwg@lists.whatwg.org, Janusz Majnert <j.majnert@samsung.com>
Got it! Thanks

2015-01-14 20:07 GMT+01:00 Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>:
> On Wed, 14 Jan 2015, Janusz Majnert wrote:
>> On 14.01.2015 14:01, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> > Andrea just landed the last patch for the BroadcastChannel API:
>> >
>> >    https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=966439
>> >    https://html.spec.whatwg.org/multipage/comms.html#broadcasting-to-other-browsing-contexts
>> >
>> > Assuming everything sticks it'll start appearing in Firefox Nightly
>> > soon. We thought we'd give everyone a heads up we're doing this since
>> > it hasn't been discussed much.
>>
>> 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
>
> If you look at the bug that introduced this feature, you'll see that
> avoiding abusing localStorage was in fact the original motivation for this
> API. :-)
>
>    https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=22628
>
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