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Re: Future feedback

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 15 May 2013 21:29:44 -0400
Message-ID: <51943688.3080605@mit.edu>
To: Sean Hogan <shogun70@westnet.com.au>
CC: David Bruant <bruant.d@gmail.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>
On 5/15/13 9:08 PM, Sean Hogan wrote:
> a. If the browser can schedule my tasks (micro-tasks, whatever) in a
> timely manner - and without unnecessary page reflows

Define "unnecessary"?  Reflows can happen between any pair of DOM tasks, 
typically, but they are in fact necessary: otherwise the user will never 
see the page update.

Reflows won't happen between script and the corresponding microtask 
checkpoint, unless the script flushes.

-Boris
Received on Thursday, 16 May 2013 01:30:16 UTC

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