[webkit-dev] Feature announcement: WebCL

Antonio Gomes tonikitoo at webkit.org
Wed May 1 17:32:30 PDT 2013

On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 8:33 PM, Geoffrey Garen <ggaren at apple.com> wrote:

> Over the past weeks, some discussion involving WebCL took place in this
> mailing list ([2]), when some concerns were raised, and to which I later on
> tried to address in [3].
> I believe your answer in [3] to the security problems posed by WebCL was
> that a standards group is working on a security specification, which future
> GPUs might implement. Do any GPUs implement that specification?
Hi Geoff.

It is chicken-egg problem: without Browser vendors commitment to WebCL, the
 motivation for hardware vendors to implement, for example, OpenCL 1.2
"Memory Initialization" and "Context termination" extensions, required by
WebCL, is not as strong.

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