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[whatwg] Proposal for separating script downloads and execution

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 26 May 2011 03:19:28 -0400
Message-ID: <4DDDFF00.1040408@mit.edu>
On 5/26/11 3:12 AM, James Robinson wrote:
> I think there's a valid use case for downloading a script and not
> evaluating it immediately.

I think we all agree on that.

> The point I was getting at in IRC was that
> there is a lot of confusion about what parsing and executing mean in
> modern js engines

Well, for one thing they mean different things in different engines.  ;)

> and I didn't see much careful measurement in the thread.

There's some measurement now (though not careful, and with various caveats).

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