[webkit-dev] support for navigator.cores or navigator.hardwareConcurrency

Benjamin Poulain benjamin at webkit.org
Wed May 7 14:57:53 PDT 2014

On 5/7/14, 2:47 PM, Oliver Hunt wrote:
> On May 7, 2014, at 2:41 PM, Rik Cabanier <cabanier at gmail.com> wrote:
>> When would I as a user, not want a page or web application to be as fast as possible? Has a user ever complained about a desktop app that uses too many of his CPU's? I think Oliver's point was that other processes might fight for the same CPU resources but that is not unexpected for users.
> What happen if i go to your website while i'm doing something else in the background?  What if i'm playing a game while waiting for my machine to do something else? What if your page is in the background? Or my battery is running low.
> You need to stop thinking in terms of a user wanting only one thing to happen at a time.


And there are actually many bug reports about native apps using too much 
CPU when the user is not expecting it (simple tasks and/or the process 
is not frontmost).


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