[whatwg] The behaviour of Notification.requestPermission() in Workers

Anne van Kesteren annevk at annevk.nl
Thu Oct 24 02:05:12 PDT 2013

On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 2:19 AM, Nikhil Marathe <nsm.nikhil at gmail.com> wrote:
> The easiest solution for implementors and authors is to make the
> requestPermission() call in a HTML page before spawning a worker or
> registering a service worker. Inside the Worker scope we then have two
> options:
> 1) requestPermission() is not defined.
> 2) requestPermission() does not ask the user, but uses the permission
> associated with that origin, or denied.
> I believe option 2 is better in terms of having a complete API.
> Feedback is appreciated about what the right approach should be.

Given that Notificaiton.permission exists, I'm not sure what the
additional value of Notification.requestPermission() in a worker
context would be.


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