[whatwg] Workers feedback

Jonas Sicking jonas at sicking.cc
Thu Nov 13 23:00:33 PST 2008

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Nov 2008, Jonas Sicking wrote:
>> Aaron Boodman wrote:
>>> On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 8:45 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
>>>> On Thu, 13 Nov 2008, Jonas Sicking wrote:
>>>>> Actually, i think we should remove the location accessor as well. I
>>>>> can't think of a common enough use case that warrants an explicit API.
>>>>> You can always transfer the data through postMessage.
>>>> I added that one becase Aaron asked for it. Aaron?
>>> I think it's useful. Obviously it's not totally necessary.
>> What are the use cases? Also note that we can't use it with shared 
>> workers since they can be connected to several pages from different 
>> uris.
> It returns the script's URL, not the page's.

Oh?! Then I understand even less what the use case is. This is something 
that doesn't exist for <script> and i've never heard anyone ask for it 
(granted, that is not proof that no one wants it).

/ Jonas

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