[webkit-dev] setTimeout as browser speed throttle
robburns1 at mac.com
Thu Oct 2 03:23:22 PDT 2008
On Oct 2, 2008, at 6:01 AM, Linus Upson wrote:
>> My impression from your remarks was that you thought 1ms is working
> 1ms is definitely not working fine for me. I've started reading the
> Washington Post since NYT makes my fan whir.
Safari (my main browser) and turn to other browsers when I find a site
battery eaten away in under an hour just because I left pages open
that use setTimeout inappropriately. I wonder if in addition to a
highres timer, we shouldn't also be considering other event driven
APIs that could largely eliminate the use of timers from most sites.
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