[whatwg] Passing more than JSON data to workers
simonp at opera.com
Wed Dec 16 10:13:05 PST 2009
On Wed, 16 Dec 2009 18:26:59 +0100, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:
> On 12/16/09 9:23 AM, Jan Fabry wrote:
>> The Google Gears API seems to provide both createWorker(scriptText) and
>> createWorkerFromUrl(scriptUrl). Why was only the URL variant retained
>> in the Web Workers spec?
> Does using a data: url with the script text not work?
data: URL is prohibited per the spec (because of the same-origin
restriction) and doesn't work in Gecko or WebKit, but we've allowed data:
URLs in Opera.
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