[whatwg] Script preloading
jaffathecake at gmail.com
Wed Jul 10 02:32:39 PDT 2013
On 9 July 2013 22:31, Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/9/13, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:<script id="jquery"
> src="jquery.js" async></script>
> > <script id="shims" src="shims.js" async></script>
> > <script dependencies="shims jquery" src="myscript.js"
> Why limit "depends" to be used by only scripts to refer only to other
> If you put <link depends=idref> on style then stylesheet evaluation
> could be deferred, too.
I like this idea and want to start a family with it.
> This would then cause the scripts to execute, first jquery.js and
> > shims.js (in any order), and then myscript.js. If any hadn't finished
> > downloading yet, it would first wait for that to finish.
> > (We could make markNeeded() return a promise, too.)
> Or use a callback. Blocking on resource loading is bad.
Promises don't block. New APIs that want callbacks for async
success/failure should use Promises.
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