PSA: Upcoming changes to the creation of Necko channels
ehsan.akhgari at gmail.com
Mon Apr 6 17:24:11 UTC 2015
On 2015-04-03 9:09 AM, Tanstaafl wrote:
> On 4/2/2015 10:27 PM, Ehsan Akhgari <ehsan.akhgari at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Next week, I'm planning to land the patches to bug 1149853 which enables
>> Gecko to track which RequestContext  a network fetch is being
>> performed for.
> Hi Ehsan,
> I perused the referenced bug (and bugs it referenced), but am still at a
> Can you elaborate just a tiny bit about the benefit this will provide
> (both to Firefox and Thunderbird)?
The benefit this provides to Firefox is making it possible for the
service worker which intercepts a fetch to see what context the Request
is coming from. Please consult the following specs for the terminology
I'm using here if you're not familiar with it:
I don't think this work benefits Thunderbird, but it changes the way
that Necko channels are created which will probably break Thunderbird
unless the call sites in comm-central are fixed. The design is still in
flux though, please watch the bug or this thread for further development.
More information about the tb-planning