[whatwg] Request: window.postMessage should be async

Peter Kasting pkasting at google.com
Sun Apr 6 02:41:20 PDT 2008

On Sun, Apr 6, 2008 at 1:52 AM, Aaron Boodman <aa at google.com> wrote:

> We have on one hand authors with reasons
> (however edge casey you may believe them to be) they would prefer the
> API be asynchronous,

Here's another problem an async API would automatically address:

This would get transformed from "hangs the browser" into an ever-growing
event queue, which is still problematic, but in my opinion much less so, as
it still allows other processing to occur.

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