[webkit-dev] [webkit-changes] [42428] trunk

Alexey Proskuryakov ap at webkit.org
Mon Apr 13 00:15:21 PDT 2009

On 13.04.2009, at 11:05, Sam Weinig wrote:

>> Why this change? It is mentioned in ChangeLog, but with no  
>> explanation. MessagePort is defined in section 7.3 of HTML5, which  
>> is not at all surprisingly called "Channel messaging". I suggest  
>> undoing this change, unless there is a significant reason for it.
> My mistake.  We don't seem to compile with CHANNEL_MESSAGING  
> enabled, but I thought we supported MessagePorts, so I was confused.

Currently, the only way to create a MessagePort is via a  
MessageChannel. That is fully implemented in ToT, however the  
MessagePort API may need to change to better suit worker needs, so we  
don't want to expose it yet.

- WBR, Alexey Proskuryakov

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