[whatwg] localStorage + worker processes

Robert O'Callahan robert at ocallahan.org
Mon Mar 23 14:48:02 PDT 2009

On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 10:40 AM, Jeremy Orlow <jorlow at google.com> wrote:

> I really like the idea of some generic yield, though I wonder if there's
> some reason it hasn't been added earlier.  People have been using the
> setTimeout(..., 0) trick for a while to get around slow script warnings (and
> general unresponsiveness)...so surely something like this must have come up
> before?  If so, what were the drawbacks?

An obvious issue is that you can easily end up with arbitrarily deep nesting
and stack overflows.

"He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities;
the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are
healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
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