[whatwg] Inline Web Worker

Eric Uhrhane ericu at google.com
Fri Oct 15 15:49:09 PDT 2010

How about using a Blob URL?  See the discussion here:

On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 3:17 PM, Samuel Ytterbrink <samuel at ytterbrink.nu> wrote:
> Hi I have found something really frustrating with the specs. to show that I
> at least read the blog about proposing features here is the questions and
> answers:
> What is the problem you are trying to solve?
> To create sophisticated single file webpages.
> What is the feature you are suggesting to help solve it?
> Some sort of inline Web Worker. Using Data URL is what i have in mind or by
> creating a class.
> What is the processing model for that feature, including error handling?
> This should be very clear, including things such as event timing if the
> feature involves events, how to create graphs representing the data in the
> case of semantic proposals, etc.
> Well the same as for other URLs, except that it inherit its location
> information from its creator.
> Why do you think browsers would implement this feature?
> To make standalone local webpages easier to be used by users. And in some
> cases faster dl of large pages.
> Why do you think authors would use this feature?
> Webpages are more then just information, its programs. Programs in one file
> is easier to have. And also for testing quick things, inline is a Bliss.
> What evidence is there that this feature is desparately needed?
> I only have my own, trying to build a more optimal standalone DAISY player
> (would be nice if i could rewrite it with web workers). And that google
> gears seems to support it.
> So is this a totally bad idea?
> //Samuel Ytterbrink
> p.s. hope i posted it in the correct Mailing list. and that my spelling
> isn't that bad.

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