Last weeks meeting notes

Ian Hickson ian at
Mon Aug 3 14:27:31 PDT 2009

On Mon, 3 Aug 2009, Erik Arvidsson wrote:
> Discussing whether we want to put setTimeout etc into ECMAScript? There 
> is a clearly a gap between ES and HTML5. How can we close the gap? 
> Execution model needs to be standardized.

I'd be happy to coordinate on this. As a warning, though, specifying this 
in a well-defined manner will require some manner of interaction with the 
event loop mechanism in HTML5 (or rather, in whatever environment the 
script is running in). I'm not sure exactly how this would work, but it 
shouldn't be too hard -- we probably just need to define some terms that 
the host environment's spec can hook into.

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