Event loops in navigated-away-from windows

Mark S. Miller erights at google.com
Sat Sep 27 06:54:51 PDT 2014


What confusion is being caused? AFAICT, this change is causing only the
clarification of things that were/are confusing, such as Boris' question.

On Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 2:20 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at annevk.nl> wrote:

> On Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 4:03 AM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:
> > Now that JS is growing an event loop, what should happen to it in
> > navigated-away-from windows?
>
> I still don't understand why JavaScript needs to have the loop itself
> and can't just queue jobs for the Host to take care of. Given that the
> Host has a more complicated model, that would be much saner and
> wouldn't cause all this confusion of jobs vs microtasks vs tasks.
>
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