[whatwg] Storage mutex
snej at google.com
Wed Aug 26 11:09:09 PDT 2009
On Aug 25, 2009, at 10:36 PM, Jeremy Orlow wrote:
> What about yieldStorageMutex? Yield is enough different from unlock
> that I don't think it'll leave developers looking for the lock
> function. Yield fits pretty well since this is essentially
> cooperative multi-tasking. StorageMutex is good because that's what
> its actually affecting.
+1 ... "yield" is a good established term for this sort of behavior.
(At a higher level, though, I'm still uncomfortable with semantics
that allow a poorly-written worker thread to indefinitely lock up JS
code running in web pages.)
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