[whatwg] Storage mutex and cookies can lead to browser deadlock

Robert O'Callahan robert at ocallahan.org
Wed Aug 26 15:05:46 PDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 2:54 PM, Jeremy Orlow <jorlow at chromium.org> wrote:

> Is there any data (or any way to collect the data) on how much of the web
> IE and Chrome's current behavior has broken?  Given that there hasn't been
> panic in the streets, I'm assuming approximately 0%?

We previously had a lengthy discussion about this.

If a site has a cookie race that causes a problem in IE/Chrome one in every
10,000 page loads, are you comfortable with that?

"He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities;
the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are
healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
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