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Re: Proposal for mousewheel events

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2006 10:49:58 -0500
Message-ID: <443A7EA6.8000709@mit.edu>
To: Sjoerd Visscher <sjoerd@w3future.com>
CC: public-webapi@w3.org

Sjoerd Visscher wrote:
> I just checked and this is just like onmouseup and onclick, there is no 
> redraw between those events in Firefox and IE.

It depends on what you do between them, actually.

> F.e. if you make the body background black in onmouseup, then start a 
> calculation in onclick that takes a while, and at the end set the 
> background back to white, you'll never see a black background.

On the other hand, if you start a synchronous XMLHttpRequest in onmouseup after 
setting the background, what happens?  Does the browser not draw at all until 
the XMLHttpRequest finishes?  (It's actually possible that Gecko does that; but 
we're working on fixing those cases.)

-Boris
Received on Monday, 10 April 2006 15:50:07 GMT

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