[webkit-dev] Is this a possible source of test flakiness?

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Mon Feb 21 15:47:54 PST 2011

On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 3:42 PM, Darin Adler <darin at apple.com> wrote:
> On Feb 20, 2011, at 8:19 PM, Xianzhu Wang wrote:
>> My question is: Is this kind of usage (referencing a later-defined function in onload event handler) correct in theory?
> Yes.
> The contents of the onload attribute don’t matter until the load event fires, which is after the script element has been parsed.
>> Will it cause flakiness?
> No.

In theory, it could, right?  If there was a network packet break
between the two and the parser returned to the main event loop and the
scheduler loaded the iframe load first.  Seems unlikely but possible.


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