The Atomics.wake() method is being renamed Atomics.notify(). This is a low-level function to wake a Worker that has been suspended via Atomics.wait(). This conforms to a specification change made to alleviate confusion created by the similarity of the names wait and wake.

Specification

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Specification being incubated in a Community Group

Status in Chromium

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Enabled by default (tracking bug)

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Last updated on 2020-11-09