[whatwg] Questions on Workers spec

David Levin levin at google.com
Thu Nov 13 00:29:57 PST 2008

It looks like all of this is there in a just published update of the spec.

On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 11:33 AM, Dmitry Titov <dimich at chromium.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have couple of questions about Workers:
> 1. The sample code looks as
> if  setTimeout/clearTimeout/setInterval/clearInterval should be available to
> Workers (as methods of WorkerUtils?) but they are not explicitly specified
> on any interface. Should they be there?
> 2. It seems workers should be able to create workers (including creating
> 'themselves' in case of SharedWorker). It is especially useful for a
>  SharedWorker to create dedicated workers - since one of the popular
> scenarios for it is likely  a "state container" that communicates with UI
> pages while using dedicated workers to do other operations. Will spec
> include this?
> Thanks
> Dmitry
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