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Re: Comments on Timers

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 4 May 2009 06:10:47 +0000 (UTC)
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0905040610310.18851@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 10 Mar 2008, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> 
> Some comments on 
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/section-timers.html 
> from a collegue:
> 
> * The specification should put non-zero contraint on the return value of 
> the methods. Scripts use if(handle) to check if something was returned.

Done.


> * It should mention that UAs need to have a lower limit, probably 10ms, 
> for Web compatibility. If that's not feasible it should at least allow a 
> lower limit.

Done.


> * It should mention that the timeout given can't always be honoured 
> exactly (apart from the lower limit), because of clock resolution, CPU 
> load, other JS threads, etc.

Done.

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