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[whatwg] Race condition in media load algorithm

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2010 00:13:17 -0400
Message-ID: <4C57975D.5070405@mit.edu>
On 8/2/10 5:20 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
>> Or does "stop the currently running task" in #spin-the-event-loop imply
>> a jump to step 2 of the algorithm under #processing-model2?
> Yes.

OK, that might be worth clarifying.

>> (Note: I still have a problem with the way "pause" is defined here, but
>> I've raised that before, I believe.)
> I think we all have a problem with "pause", but I don't know what we can
> do about it. I don't have any pending feedback from you on this topic, as
> far as I can tell.

Odd.  I definitely sent something about it (in particular that it 
doesn't seem very easily implementable in terms of network event 
behavior, if the pause is waiting on a network event and other network 
events need to not be delivered in the meantime).

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