Re: requestAnimationFrame

On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 10:46 AM, Darin Fisher <> wrote:

> I agree.  What's the use case for animating hidden tabs (or canvases that
> are hidden)?
> One of the big problems with JavaScript based animations is that they have
> no way of knowing they should "go idle" when their window is hidden (in a
> background tab or otherwise).  The same API used to rate-limit rendering
> could address the problem of hidden tabs too.

Yes. As I mentioned, we do that in Firefox. Please read what I wrote above.

"Now the Bereans were of more noble character than the Thessalonians, for
they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures
every day to see if what Paul said was true." [Acts 17:11]

Received on Thursday, 18 November 2010 21:48:54 UTC