[whatwg] Close events and workers

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Aug 3 03:22:13 PDT 2009

On Fri, 24 Jul 2009, Drew Wilson wrote:
> I noticed that Section 4.6 of the Web Workers spec still refers to the
> "close event" which has been removed:
> If the script gets aborted by the "kill a
> worker<#122aa363b1e6e893_kill-a-worker>"
> algorithm, then that same algorithm will cause there to only be a singletask in
> the event loop at the next step, namely the task for the close event.
> The "terminate
> a worker <#122aa363b1e6e893_terminate-a-worker>" algorithm removes all the
> events.
> Seems like we should update this language.

Good catch, thanks. I removed the paragraph.

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