[whatwg] JSON support for worker postMessage
jonas at sicking.cc
Mon Nov 17 20:03:45 PST 2008
Ben just wrote up a patch to support JSON objects as well as primitive
values (0, null, false, etc) to be passed to and from workers using
Wanted to see what the reactions to this was. Is it a good idea or not?
I seem to recall this coming up in the past in the original feedback
about what features people wanted.
The technical details are as follows:
Any of the following values are passed by value as-is:
Anything else is passed to JSON.stringify (defined by Ecmascript drafts
here). If calling JSON.stringify throws the same error will be thrown
by the function. Otherwise the message event fired on the other 'side'
will contain the result of JSON.parse.
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