[webkit-dev] W3C Proposal: User Interface Independence for Accessible Rich Internet Applications
jcraig at apple.com
Fri Sep 3 13:56:16 PDT 2010
On Sep 3, 2010, at 1:47 PM, Dominic Mazzoni wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 1:44 PM, Adam Barth wrote:
>> In general, synchronous events are bad from an architectural point of
>> view. They result in large, complex callstacks, which expose crashes
>> and security vulnerabilities. In the long term, they also impose
>> contraints on how tightly coupled different components need to be. If
>> two components need to communicate synchronously, that limits our
>> future ability to modularize the platform and to exploit parallelism.
> It'd also be nearly impossible to implement a synchronous API in a multi-process browser like Chrome.
I'm unaware of any reason it would need to be synchronous.
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