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

Aaron Boodman aa at google.com
Wed Jul 7 17:43:39 PDT 2010

On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 5:41 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

I hear this every so often. Do we really need the spec to double as a
browser stress test? I mean, there are actual test suites nowadays. I
just want to read the spec.

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