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Re: [css-display]? Compositing, expensive things, and laziness

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2013 09:24:59 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDD=KwcpnaGAsj_U1vZ_tGmvCVaK3yJMMA52iGLzjC0M6w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Fran├žois REMY <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>
Cc: Ali Juma <ajuma@chromium.org>, "Robert O'Callahan" <robert@ocallahan.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 8:52 AM, Fran├žois REMY
<francois.remy.dev@outlook.com> wrote:
>> [...] rendering events [...]
>
> While I'm not an implementor myself, I don't think any implementor is ready
> to accept the idea of such rendering-fallback events. Triggering a
> rendering-fallback event in order to show a placeholder requires making a
> junction to a JS function running on the main thread before terminating the
> rendering phase. It doesn't seem to me any vendor will be okay to pay that
> price.

Note that Ali is an implementor for Blink, and the proposal doesn't
interrupt the renderer at any point - the event just informs script
when the element has been rendered.

~TJ
Received on Friday, 21 June 2013 16:25:46 UTC

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