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[whatwg] What should document.write() do when called from setTimeout or event handlers?

From: Alexey Feldgendler <alexey@feldgendler.ru>
Date: Tue, 01 Aug 2006 16:31:13 +0700
Message-ID: <op.tdll2bls1h6og4@feldgendler.plesk.ru>
On Tue, 01 Aug 2006 09:32:31 +0700, Andrew Fedoniouk <news at terrainformatica.com> wrote:

> (That is what I never understand : why script is allowed to do anything
> during load time. Script should start executing when DOM is complete,
> when, e.g. getElementById makes real sense.)

Document loading can take a lot of time, especially when external images and objects are used on the page. The user can start interacting with the partially rendered page before it has completely loaded.


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