[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 6998] with setTimeout(0) function, WebKit runs a tight loop and uses almost all CPU

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Wed Feb 1 09:20:35 PST 2006


darin at apple.com changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
            Summary|Very poor performance of    |with setTimeout(0) function,
                   |setTimeout function         |WebKit runs a tight loop and
                   |                            |uses almost all CPU

------- Comment #5 from darin at apple.com  2006-02-01 09:20 -------
I'm not sure why this is a bug. Are we supposed to run JavaScript programs more
slowly so they don't take so much CPU time? The program asks to run as fast as

Maybe we need a version that counts how many times it runs, then we can write a
bug for those other browsers about the fact that they run setTimeout too

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