Maximally minimal stack trace standardization

Andreas Rossberg rossberg at google.com
Tue Sep 30 03:59:56 PDT 2014


Boris' point seems to be -- and I agree -- that such a test would only
be a semi-decision procedure. I.e., it can only falsify, but not
validate the property for the test program.

/Andreas


On 30 September 2014 04:48, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.org> wrote:
> Put it in a worker or node.js. The point Sam was making was based on Ecma-262, no browser watchdog required.
>
> /be
>
>> On Sep 29, 2014, at 6:47 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:
>>
>>> On 9/29/14, 4:16 PM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:
>>> We'd consider it a spec violation (at least, I would), if this program
>>> ran out of space, ever:
>>>
>>>     var i = 0;
>>>     while (1) {  i++; };
>>
>> How would you know whether it does?  You can't tell whether your program is terminated because it runs out of space or because the browser has decided it's hung and killed it....
>>
>> -Boris
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