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Re: loadedmetadata and layout

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2009 09:22:41 -0400
Message-ID: <4A929421.101@mit.edu>
To: public-html@w3.org
 > This is already implicitly required. The loadedmetadata event is
 > queued from a task, therefore the event loop must spin at least once
 > for the event to be fired. The penultimate step of the event loop is
 > "If necessary, update the rendering or user interface of any Document
 > or browsing context to reflect the current state".

I'm not sure what this means in practice...  Does this require painting 
to happen, or just pending updates to be flushed?  Does it even require 
pending updates to be flushed, or can that happen lazily when someone 
requests layout data?

-Boris
Received on Monday, 24 August 2009 13:23:24 UTC

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