[whatwg] Feedback on Web Worker specification

Elliott Sprehn esprehn at chromium.org
Tue Nov 20 20:49:00 PST 2012

On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 6:30 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> ...
> On Sat, 3 Nov 2012, Fred Andrews wrote:
> >
> > Feedback and suggestions for appropriate markup to declare web workers
> > would be appreciated.
> Workers are only usable from script, so just start them in script. No need
> for anything declarative.

This has come up a couple times with developers and I think being able to

<script type="worker" id="taskQueue">

and then being able to access the worker to post message it by id would be
extremely useful.


Forcing the code into a separate file or requiring a data URL is annoying.

- E

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