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Re: [whatwg] Proposal: requestBackgroundProcessing()

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:01:05 -0500
Message-ID: <530634D1.9090809@mit.edu>
To: whatwg@lists.whatwg.org
On 2/20/14 11:18 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> (If people used rAF for what it was *intended* for, we could probably
> have stopped firing it *entirely* when the window isn't visible.

We do.  At least Chrome and Firefox do.

> Instead, we had to compromise with the 1s refresh rate instead.)

That's what Chrome and Firefox do for setTimeout/setInterval.

-Boris
Received on Thursday, 20 February 2014 17:01:51 UTC

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