[webkit-dev] Issues with Workers

Chris Campbell chris.c at flock.com
Mon Sep 28 10:23:23 PDT 2009

Hi Tali,

Regarding event.data, there is a chromium issue filed for this here:

And a recent architectural discussion on this mailing list:

I haven't been able to make any progress on it lately due to being
sidetracked with other tasks, but I do hope to get back to it...


On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 10:10 AM, tali garsiel <tgarsiel at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> There are two issues with workers that seem not compatible with the HTML5 spec.
> 1. Workers can't open the database ("openDatabase" doesn't work)
> 2. "event.data" is assumed to be a string and you cannot send a complex object.
> I checked it on Safari 4 and Chrome.
> Is it going to change? Firefox accepts an Object type.
> Tali

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