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Re: Race conditions in HTML 5?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 18:56:35 +0000 (UTC)
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: Jim Jewett <jimjjewett@gmail.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0806101855280.6527@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Tue, 10 Jun 2008, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> Jim Jewett wrote:
> > If you have 10 events queued up waiting for "as soon as no scripts are
> > executing", then order can matter.
> Indeed.  I agree that this should be specified.

So do I; if you search the source of the document you'll find the 
occasional mention of a queue in the comments. I haven't figured out 
exactly where it should go yet but basically anything that waits for 
scripts to finish, including in particular event firing, callbacks, and 
timers, will use this queue.

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