atrus at atrus.org
Sat Nov 1 05:25:38 EDT 2008
2008/11/1 Erik Uzureau <euzuro at gmail.com>:
> Dear OpenLayers users & dev,
> Pardon the non-geo post, but I am wondering if anyone out there has come up
> across issues with
> After pouring over this stuff for several hours, I think I am pretty
> is event-driven and not truly multithreaded, so there is no need to worry".
I can't comment on other implementations (MS IE/JScript,
Safari/WebKit, Opera), but in (Spidermonkey and now
threads, but they're primarily used for things like DNS lookup and
insert events that are handled by the main thread.
Execution of a piece of code *can* be preempted, but only at very
specific points, basically at the start and/or end of a block (e.g.
exiting a function or the top of a for loop).
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