[whatwg] Global Script proposal.

Mike Shaver mike.shaver at gmail.com
Thu Sep 3 09:13:30 PDT 2009

On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 7:30 AM, Ian Hickson<ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Aug 2009, Mike Shaver wrote:
>> The multiple server-side processes that end up involved over the course
>> of the user's interaction do need to share state with each other, and
>> preserving blocking semantics for accessing such state makes the
>> programs much simpler to reason about given today's programming
>> languages.  Is that shared state not what the Global Script Object would
>> provide?
> Aren't global script objects supposed to be client-side? I don't see how
> they would help with server-side state.

Yeah, I was reasoning by analogy; the global script object would on
the client be used as the databases or session state are on the server
side.  (Especially since LocalStorage isn't available to workers.)


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