[whatwg] pagehide vs pagevis
bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Tue May 28 12:46:35 PDT 2013
On 5/28/13 2:02 PM, Brady Eidson wrote:
> If a page receives “pagehide” with persisted set to true, it correctly assumes that it might be revived at a later date with a pageshow event. These pages do not expect any event dispatch between the pagehide and the pageshow...
This expectation was always wrong: events can be dispatched by script at
any time to pages in the page cache.
> I didn’t closely follow pagevis when originally discussed (I now wish I had), but is there any motivation for this?
There is some reasonably lengthy discussion about the ordering here in
the archives at http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-web-perf/
which you may want to read.
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