Re: Sync API for workers

2013-10-12 Thread pira...@gmail.com
When I see discussion of any new/recent synchronous APIs for the Web platform these days I pretty much take it they're implicitly intended just for use with Workers. So I assume that's the context Jonas intended. It's a safe assumption, but I think it's better to be asynchronous also on

Re: Sync API for workers

2013-10-12 Thread pira...@gmail.com
Synchronous APIs are easier to use since it's how things have been done since decades ago, No, they're easier to use because they fit the model of linear human thought more naturally. The idea that asynchronous APIs are just as good and easy as synchronous APIs, and that people only disagree

Re: Sync API for workers

2013-10-12 Thread James Greene
You can only build a synchronous API on top of an asynchronous API if they are (a) running in separate threads/processes AND (b) the sync thread can synchronously poll (busy loop) for the progress/completion of the async thread. On Oct 12, 2013 1:23 AM, pira...@gmail.com pira...@gmail.com wrote:

RE: [streams-api] Seeking status and plans

2013-10-12 Thread Feras Moussa
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2013 08:47:23 -0400 From: art.bars...@nokia.com To: tyosh...@google.com; feras.mou...@hotmail.com CC: public-webapps@w3.org Subject: Re: [streams-api] Seeking status and plans On 10/11/13 8:05 AM, ext Takeshi Yoshino wrote: On Thu,