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[Bug 15007] New: Add a way to dispatch events async

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Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 14:02:17 +0000
To: www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-15007-4009@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>

           Summary: Add a way to dispatch events async
           Product: WebAppsWG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: DOM Core
        AssignedTo: annevk@opera.com
        ReportedBy: simonp@opera.com
         QAContact: member-webapi-cvs@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, www-dom@w3.org

There are times when one wants to do something async. This is possible with
setTimeout, but that doesn't run "as soon as possible". It's possible to abuse
some API that uses async events, e.g. window.postMessage or XHR, but that's
abuse. It would be nice if there were an API just to dispatch an event async
i.e. put it on the event queue.

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