[webkit-dev] GlobalScript API.
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Aug 31 19:01:13 PDT 2009
On Mon, 31 Aug 2009, Dimitri Glazkov wrote:
> > Having said that, I do think the global script object idea is a bad
> > idea.
> I am not convinced it's awesome either. But thought the same (and still
> do) about HTML5 database, and yet here it is in the standard :)
Actually the Database API was extracted into its own spec and that spec is
more or less stalled now.
> Ultimately, as Dmitry said, it will be developers who vote on this. What
> they will pick may not be pristinely designed multi-threaded APIs, but
> hairy, hard-to-get-right other specs that we browser developers would've
> preferred them not to.
They can't pick something we don't offer. :-)
I really think we need to be pushing multithreaded solutions now, though,
given the direction of hardware development.
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