[whatwg] Race condition in media load algorithm

Chris Pearce chris at pearce.org.nz
Tue Aug 3 16:52:47 PDT 2010

  On 4/08/2010 11:32 a.m., Ian Hickson wrote:
>> 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.

Having "pause" trigger synchronous sections is definitely easier for us 
to implement, and would make pausing the event loop consistent with 
spinning the event loop WRT synchronous sections.

Chris P.

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