[whatwg] WebWorkers and images
jorge at jorgechamorro.com
Sun Jan 16 14:58:59 PST 2011
On 15/01/2011, at 17:57, Simon Pieters wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Jan 2011 12:04:03 +0100, Jorge <jorge at jorgechamorro.com> wrote:
>>> Structured clone currently doesn't support Functions.
>> Good. And if I understand it correctly (*), it does make a shallow copy, ignoring the prototype chain, doesn't it ?
> That's correct.
>> Simon, what are your feelings about this proposed mechanism to pass-by-reference and make-unreachable ?
>> Do you think it's feasible, too ?
> I asked our developer who implemented web workers:
> On Fri, 14 Jan 2011 21:06:55 +0100, sof at opera.com <sof at opera.com> wrote:
>> Implementing that scheme for Blob/ImageData today doesn't appear difficult, but as I'm sure some people have brought up in the recent m-l traffic on WWers (yet to go through that), there be downsides with that communication model once you consider multi process. But nothing too tricky (or with too much overhead.)
Great, sounds good!
This needs a name, how about "Zero Copy IPC" ?
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