[whatwg] Race condition in media load algorithm
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Aug 3 16:32:02 PDT 2010
On Wed, 4 Aug 2010, Chris Pearce wrote:
> So the task spinning the event loop has run up to the point of spinning
> the event loop, then we run the synchronous section, and then the task
> which was spinning the event loop will resume after its goal is met at
> some later time?
> In the case of a tasks which invokes an algorithm which has a
> synchronous section, and then pauses the event loop (such calling
> window.alert()), we should not run the synchronous section until the
> event loop pause has completed?
Currently, yeah. We might want to make "pause" also trigger synchronous
sections, if that's a problem.
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