[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 17133] Should support pausing JavaScript execution without hanging the process

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Fri Mar 14 10:12:52 PDT 2008


------- Comment #33 from aroben at apple.com  2008-03-14 10:12 PDT -------
(In reply to comment #32)
> I'm fairly certain I modeled the original code after a public domain "Call a
> function on the main thread from any other thread in Windows" tutorial.
> It's been awhile - I remember the concern of an infinite recursion into
> PostMessage, but don't remember details beyond that.  
> If someone more familiar with the Windows message loop decides the concern is
> unwarranted in this application, fine by me to remove it!

I don't think there's a danger of recursion beneath PostMessage -- the whole
point of PostMessage is that the message won't be dealt with until after we
return to the message pump.

Thanks for the explanation!

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