Re: Mutation events replacement

On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 1:58 PM, Aryeh Gregor <>wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 1:14 AM, James Robinson <> wrote:
> >  No browser updates the rendering after invoking every single task, but
> I'm
> > pretty sure that no modern browser updates the rendering at any other
> time.
> Testcase:
> I can confirm that in IE9, Firefox 6.0a2, and Chrome 14 dev, "Hi!" is
> never visible.  In Opera 11.50, "Hi!" becomes visible immediately, and
> is replaced five seconds later by "Bye!".  But I'm not surprised that
> this would cause compat issues for Opera, even though it increases
> responsiveness.

That's just insanity from Opera.  I imagine that they will converge to what
other browsers and the spec say, propose modifications to the spec to make
their behavior conformant (highly unlikely), or remain intentionally
non-conformant in which case we can safely ignore the behavior.

- James

Received on Thursday, 7 July 2011 00:59:39 UTC