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[Bug 19143] setTimeout and setInterval should clamp at the maximum timeout value

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Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2012 15:32:25 +0000
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Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> 2012-09-29 15:32:25 UTC ---
Given that all browsers agree here, I would worry about web compat issues with

In particular, I'm >70% confident that using unsigned long would break sites
that currently pass "-1" to setTimeout and expect that to mean "as soon as
possible", because it would suddenly mean "never".

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