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Re: Putting limits on formatting element growth

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2010 01:05:04 -0700 (PDT)
To: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Cc: eric@webkit.org
Message-ID: <650266364.566546.1284451504402.JavaMail.root@cm-mail03.mozilla.org>
> Here's a test case (not a live link but the source) that caused
> lengthy hangs in the older WebKit HTML parser:
> http://trac.webkit.org/browser/trunk/LayoutTests/fast/parser/residual-style-hang.html

Following links form that commit leads me to a patch that limits the outer loop of the old AAA to 5 iterations.

Any particular reason why the new implementation limits the outer AAA loop to 10 iterations instead?

Henri Sivonen
Received on Tuesday, 14 September 2010 08:05:38 UTC

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