[whatwg] WebWorkers and images

Simon Pieters simonp at opera.com
Fri Jan 14 00:32:09 PST 2011

On Thu, 13 Jan 2011 22:15:09 +0100, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:

>> Do current browsers implement the structured clones already ?
> Firefox 4 does, for postMessage to workers (but not yet to other  
> windows; known bug).  I'm not sure about others.

Opera since 10.60 supports structured clone for workers and cross-document  
messaging (but not for storage).

>> I think so too for objects composed only of data properties, but what  
>> about methods ? getters ? setters ? and prototypes ?
> "Maybe".  It'd certainly take more work, and might start depending on  
> exactly how your VM is structured.  Restricting to objects with null  
> prototype and no non-data properties has the slight problem that  
> imagedata doesn't have a null prototype.

Structured clone currently doesn't support Functions.

Simon Pieters
Opera Software

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