[whatwg] Proposal: requestBackgroundProcessing()

Glenn Maynard glenn at zewt.org
Thu Feb 20 10:32:21 PST 2014

On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 12:02 PM, Ashley Gullen <ashley at scirra.com> wrote:

> The host needs to keep simulating the world even when no network events are
> occurring. That can't happen if rAF isn't firing and timers only run at 1
> Hz.

This sounds like work that should be done in a worker.  Worker timers
aren't throttled when in the background, and this is exactly something
workers are for.

Glenn Maynard

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