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

Garrett Smith dhtmlkitchen at gmail.com
Wed Jul 7 17:46:53 PDT 2010

On 7/7/10, 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.

Intentionally, or did somebody switch the reason?

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

Blaming the user for clicking the link doesn't seem right, IMO. AISI
the problem is with the site being too slow and heavy and that's what
should be fixed.

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