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Re: Mutation events replacement

From: James Robinson <jamesr@google.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2011 17:59:03 -0700
Message-ID: <CAD73mdKj5NUMAZAM+W04r+33nUVR7O2m7qcGJRUf9Lp0JyBHQg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Cc: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@webkit.org>, Rafael Weinstein <rafaelw@google.com>, Olli@pettay.fi, Adam Klein <adamk@google.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 1:58 PM, Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 1:14 AM, James Robinson <jamesr@google.com> wrote:
> >  No browser updates the rendering after invoking every single task, but
> I'm
> > pretty sure that no modern browser updates the rendering at any other
> time.
>
> Testcase:
>
> http://software.hixie.ch/utilities/js/live-dom-viewer/saved/1063
>
> I can confirm that in IE9, Firefox 6.0a2, and Chrome 14 dev, "Hi!" is
> never visible.  In Opera 11.50, "Hi!" becomes visible immediately, and
> is replaced five seconds later by "Bye!".  But I'm not surprised that
> this would cause compat issues for Opera, even though it increases
> responsiveness.
>

That's just insanity from Opera.  I imagine that they will converge to what
other browsers and the spec say, propose modifications to the spec to make
their behavior conformant (highly unlikely), or remain intentionally
non-conformant in which case we can safely ignore the behavior.

- James
Received on Thursday, 7 July 2011 00:59:39 GMT

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