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[whatwg] Proposal for separating script downloads and execution

From: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2011 14:44:58 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=yNpdFGcnsJSM6M_MGfE1j1pMW_NeJFgM_r_Z7@mail.gmail.com>
On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 9:28 AM, Will Alexander
<serverherder+whatwg at gmail.com> wrote:
> In this bug report Boris Zbarsky expresses concern that prefetching without
> creating memory leaks is difficult.
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=621553

Possibly related:
http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=36142.  (Last I
checked, you could crash Chrome with Google Maps just by scrolling the
map around for long enough, and I hit similar issues with my own code
in other WebKit-based browsers.)

This isn't a problem with the "noexecute" approach.  But, since
browsers already need to be able to deal with this for images, that
bridge is already crossed...

Glenn Maynard
Received on Wednesday, 16 February 2011 11:44:58 UTC

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