[whatwg] Combining the DedicatedWorker and SharedWorker interfaces
jonas at sicking.cc
Thu Nov 13 23:32:39 PST 2008
Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Nov 2008, Jonas Sicking wrote:
>>> I don't really see how we can do away with this without interop
>> 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.
True, you also need to define that when a document is closed pending
timers and in-progress XHR requests, are canceled. Don't know enough to
have an opinion on DB transactions.
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