[whatwg] Proposal: requestBackgroundProcessing()

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Thu Feb 20 09:01:05 PST 2014

On 2/20/14 11:18 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> (If people used rAF for what it was *intended* for, we could probably
> have stopped firing it *entirely* when the window isn't visible.

We do.  At least Chrome and Firefox do.

> Instead, we had to compromise with the 1s refresh rate instead.)

That's what Chrome and Firefox do for setTimeout/setInterval.


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