[webkit-dev] Enable REQUEST_ANIMATION_FRAME on all ports? (was Re: ENABLE flag cleanup strawman proposal)

Darin Adler darin at apple.com
Sun Sep 25 18:52:15 PDT 2011

On Sep 25, 2011, at 12:20 AM, James Robinson wrote:

> The TIMER based support for RAF is very new (only a few weeks old) and still has several major bugs. I'd suggest letting it bake for a bit before considering turning it on for all ports.

Got it.

> Fundamentally I don't think this feature can be implemented reasonably well with just timers, so port maintainers should take a really careful look at the level of support they want to have for this feature when deciding if they want to support it.

This may contradict the recommendation above. If the timer-based version is too low quality then maybe we shouldn’t put ports in the position of shipping with a substandard implementation rather than simply having the feature omitted.

    -- Darin

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