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Re: GamepadObserver (ie. MutationObserver + Gamepad)

From: Florian Bösch <pyalot@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2012 10:59:04 +0200
Message-ID: <CAOK8ODjiqYLNaO2fi1nzkvp4K_L2Vt8o+pnF37z7Nas7OMptyg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Cc: Scott Graham <scottmg@chromium.org>, Rick Waldron <waldron.rick@gmail.com>, olli@pettay.fi, Webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, Ted Mielczarek <ted@mielczarek.org>
On Sat, Aug 4, 2012 at 3:11 AM, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org> wrote:

> On a quick test, Firefox is firing mousemove events at 120Hz; this is
> about the same magnitude of data.  We don't currently have any
> infrastructure for using ArrayBuffers for complex data, so it'd either need
> to be something new (some sort of "complex view"), or an unfriendly API.
> Either would be a major obstacle to getting anything adopted.
>
The update rate depends on the device. Tablet updates reach way beyond
120HZ and even my 3D mouse clocks in at about 500 events/s. And a major
obstacle for a realtime input device is when the realtime app trying to use
it stutters/jitters every quarter second because of 180-250ms GC-pauses
Received on Saturday, 4 August 2012 08:59:32 GMT

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