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Re: Specifying window.performance.now()

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 14:02:03 -0500
Message-ID: <4F4E762B.4080701@mit.edu>
To: Jatinder Mann <jmann@microsoft.com>
CC: "public-web-perf@w3.org" <public-web-perf@w3.org>, "James Robinson (jamesr@google.com)" <jamesr@google.com>, "cam@mcc.id.au" <cam@mcc.id.au>
On 2/29/12 12:53 PM, Jatinder Mann wrote:
>> In any case, I somewhat doubt requestAnimationFrame could change here.
>> Too much web content is depending on those times being comparable to JS Date simply because it had no other choice.  :(
>>
>> -Boris
>
> One of the motivations for performance.now() was to get requestAnimationFrame to use it, per this discussion: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-web-perf/2011Aug/0039.html. Seeing that developers were aware that they were using prefixed code that could still change behavior and requestAnimationFrame spec has only now just gone into Last Call, I don't think it's too late to make such changes.

We can try; I predict significant web compat issues...

-Boris
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