[whatwg] Workers in HTML5

Aaron Boodman aa at google.com
Tue Feb 19 18:07:01 PST 2008

On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 6:05 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
>  If XMLHttpRequest is one of the APIs available on background threads,
>  does that include its XML parsing/serialization features (responseXML
>  and the ability to pass a Document as the post data)? If so, then
>  effectively the whole DOM API has to be available on the background
>  thread, which may increase the implementation complexity a fair bit
>  over having only selected APIs available.

I think it should be spec'd with those features required. Gears
probably won't implement the XML part initially.

- a

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