[whatwg] Combining the DedicatedWorker and SharedWorker interfaces

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Nov 13 23:14:30 PST 2008

On Thu, 13 Nov 2008, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> > 
> > I don't really see how we can do away with this without interop 
> > issues.
> It sounds to me like simply saying:
> setTimout(handler, ms):
>   When called will schedule a event 'ms' milliseconds after the function
>   is called. When the event fires 'handler' is called.
> would make it a bug to not fire the event and produce any side effects 
> that it would have. For exactly the same reasons that canceling a 
> pending XHR request would be a bug.

The above would also mean that the timeout would fire even after the 
document has been closed, which is not what we want.

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