[whatwg] style sheet blocking scripts
bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Wed Dec 9 16:02:57 PST 2009
On 12/9/09 3:53 PM, James Robinson wrote:
> Hence the "in theory". If WebKit did suspend script execution on
> requests for information that pending stylesheets might influence, then
> theory would match practice. It currently does not (which I believe is
> contrary to what the spec says). I'm curious if this actually
> negatively impacts anyone in the wild, as suspending script execution in
> the middle of a block to wait for a network load is generally not ideal.
Sure. The Gecko behavior is to not run the inline script until the
stylesheets have loaded, just like webkit (and Gecko) does for
Any inline script that asks for layout information is affected, right?
Good question on how much this is a problem in practice. I don't have
data on that....
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