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Re: Should MutationObservers be able to observe work done by the HTML parser?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2012 09:29:46 +0200
Message-ID: <CADnb78iOoePYpJFyC8P5m8NoEtiyRgzVwFoBA-BYtmzW6xGBsw@mail.gmail.com>
To: olli@pettay.fi
Cc: Adam Klein <adamk@chromium.org>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Rafael Weinstein <rafaelw@google.com>, Mihai Parparita <mihaip@chromium.org>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@webkit.org>
On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 10:52 PM, Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi> wrote:
> end-of-microtask or end-of-task everywhere. And yes, some parsing /
> networking details may unfortunately be exposed,
> but in a way which should be quite random. Web devs just can't really rely
> on network packages to be delivered to parser in
> some exact way.

I think the original solution we had to not expose parser mutations
was better. Exposing this can lead to all kinds of subtle bugs that
are hard to detect for developers.


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Anne — Opera Software
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