[Project_owners] Repeating load events

Ben Bucksch ben.bucksch.news at beonex.com
Sun Sep 7 08:54:46 EDT 2003


Andrew Kuttig wrote:

> The new Firebird extension I am working on requires that a function be 
> called when a document is done loading.  However, the function 
> sometimes requires significant processing time.  This wouldn't be a 
> problem except that the "load" event is triggered multiple times when 
> a page is loading.  Is it supposed to do that?

Sounds like a (nasty) bug to me.

> Also, due to the amount of processing that is sometimes required, it 
> would be helpful to cause this function to be called in a new thread.  
> Is there some XPCOM support for multi-threading?

No. All UI and JS (both page and chrome) runs on the same thread, IIRC.



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