[whatwg] Reliably Minimize Reflows
bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Sun Sep 27 12:39:30 PDT 2009
On 9/26/09 4:11 PM, Joseph Pecoraro wrote:
> I was aware of the potential for a thread to sit inside a batchUpdate. I
> guess the basic idea would have been that batchUpdate would be a hint to
> the UA.
So a stronger hint than "the script is still running?"
> I don't think of this as overriding any reasons/behaviors. I thought
> that this would do more to justify those reasons/behaviors.
I would be more interested (from an implementor point of view) in a
block that said "inside this block, no need to do layout even if I ask
for layout information". That would provide me with information I don't
actually have and allow me to optimize better. However, I think it
would be very difficult to use for authors, because it would be too
More information about the whatwg