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Re: JavaScript-Driven Accelerated Animations

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Oct 2013 15:39:34 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAs090eFUWtS=022OvaAyOUmsUnLkn=uS4WzdU5XcgPxw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Robert O'Callahan" <robert@ocallahan.org>
Cc: Ian Vollick <vollick@chromium.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 3:38 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 6:29 PM, Ian Vollick <vollick@chromium.org> wrote:
>> No, the compositor should never block. All interactions between the proxy
>> on the worker and the compositor thread will need to be asynchronous.
>
> OK, so the quality of animations produced by this approach will be better
> than animations produced by main-thread JS but worse than animations
> performed by the compositor directly.

Precisely correct.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 2 October 2013 22:40:20 UTC

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