Should / Can an EventHandler throw a stack overflow exception?

Anne van Kesteren annevk at
Mon Jun 30 13:59:41 PDT 2014

On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 6:01 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at> wrote:
> On 6/30/14, 4:40 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> Are stack overflow exceptions even a thing per standards?
> No.
> However, they come up pretty regularly in practice.  In fact, some sites
> depend on them for proper functioning.  :(

Paging Allen. If defining this needs to start anywhere, it would
probably be ECMAScript.


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