[webkit-dev] Notifying a plugin it is in the background?

Sam Net sjd_net at mac.com
Thu Jul 10 00:13:16 PDT 2008


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On 9 Jul 2008, at 23:38, Andre-John Mas wrote:

> Hi,
> Is there any way to signal to a plug-in that its current context is in
> the background, so that it could eventually reduce CPU priority to the
> content? The issue I am looking at is that some plug-ins consume a lot
> of CPU whether or not they are in foreground. In certain cases,
> usually a Flash player, I find my CPU being maxed out by player which
> is in another tab. If there was a way to reduce the effect of
> background plug-in this would be useful.
> Andre
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