[whatwg] Global Script proposal.

Aaron Boodman aa at google.com
Fri Aug 21 11:10:20 PDT 2009

On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 4:50 AM, Mike Wilson<mikewse at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Another thing:
> From the proposal it seems it will be possible for the GlobalScript context
> to keep references to objects (DOM, JS data, etc) private to pages, and vice
> versa possible for pages to keep references to GlobalScript objects. This
> also opens up for a new way for independent pages finding and keeping
> references to each other's objects if they are somehow registered in the
> GlobalScript.
> When reloading a page there is also the additional dimension of the
> GlobalScript possibly holding references to objects both from the previous
> and current incarnation of the Document. In a way it seems GlobalScript
> usage will in practice merge the JS worlds of all participating pages,
> potentially including those already navigated away from.
> What are your thoughts on this?

Don't all of these problems already exist with window.open() and
frames? Can the existing solutions not be reused?

- a

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