[whatwg] Passing more than JSON data to workers
Jonathan 'J5' Cook
jonathan.j5.cook at gmail.com
Wed Dec 16 10:34:20 PST 2009
Simon Pieters wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Dec 2009 18:26:59 +0100, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu>
>> 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.
Did anything ever come out of the earlier request-less web worker
discussion? (the one where I piped in w/o knowing what I was talking
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