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[Bug 9650] New: WHATWG Spec Web Site Freeze

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Date: Mon, 03 May 2010 22:48:51 +0000
To: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-9650-2486@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9650

           Summary: WHATWG Spec Web Site Freeze
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
               URL:
                    http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#the
                    -input-element-as-domain-specific-widgets
        OS/Version: Windows NT
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec bugs
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: ian@hixie.ch, mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org,
                    dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com


The website of the editors draft is freezing Firefox. The freeze lasts for
about 120 seconds (2 min). 

After being frozen, the various status notifications that are added to the
page. 

When the page is loaded with javascript disabled, Firefox does not freeze.

http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#the-input-element-as-domain-specific-widgets

The problem should be fixed so that users are not subjugated to having the
browser taken over by javascript. 

Although unrelated, the page also frequently will display javascript errors,
such as:

| fixBrokenLink is not defined
| [Break on this error] fixBrokenLink();
| Overview.html (line 281)

I suggest instead "fixBrokenSite".

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