[webkit-dev] Service workers

Yusuke SUZUKI utatane.tea at gmail.com
Thu Aug 3 00:14:22 PDT 2017

I've just seen some of initial work about service workers[1,2].
So, have we started experimenting with implementing service workers?

[1]: https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=175115
[2]: https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=175053

Best regards,
Yusuke Suzuki

On Sat, Jul 15, 2017 at 4:55 AM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:

> > On Jul 13, 2017, at 6:19 PM, Michael Catanzaro <mcatanzaro at igalia.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > We've noticed that service worker support has more than once been a
> consideration for embedded device manufacturers when choosing between
> WebKit and Chromium for their products. I see the feature status for
> service workers is currently listed as "under consideration." Are there
> technical concerns with this spec? Is it something that would be desirable
> for WebKit?
> Apple engineers from the WebKit team have been heavily involved in
> ServiceWorkers spec discussions over the past few years. Many of our
> concerns with the spec have been addressed, especially for Fetch service
> workers which generally don't run beyond the scope of pages that use them.
> While we have not done any implementation work, the "under consideration"
> in this case is meant literally. We actually are considering it.
> More info about who's asking for it and what their use cases are would be
> useful, if you're free to share.
> Regards,
> Maciej
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