[whatwg] HTML5 (including next generation additions still in development) - Mozilla Firefox (Not Responding)

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Wed Jul 7 17:41:12 PDT 2010

On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 5:28 PM, Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is about the  fourth time I've said it here. Can the person in
> charge of writing the slow and buggy ajvascript on the HTML 5 spec
> please remove that?
> The problem is that that whatwg page causes freezes and crashes in Firefox. i
> When it doesn't throw errors, it freezes Firefox.
> This is is unfair to the the user, who might not anticipate when
> clicking on a link.
> Launching Task Manager...

Use the multipage version of the spec instead.  The one-page version
doubles as a browser stress-test.

People do sometimes send links to the one-page version; you'll just
have to watch out for that and correct it yourself.


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