Did you know it took 10+ years for Mozilla to fix the alert() denial loop [mozilla.org]? That bug is older than Mozilla itself, and the most obvious fix of "checkbox to stop further dialogs" was dismissed as a hack (compared to the destructive hack of force-killing Mozilla.)
Yeah, and it should be reverted to the prior behavior because it doesn't fix the issue.
Last I checked alert()s were tab-modal in Firefox, so where's the problem?
If you're giving someone an infinite alert loop, then your code is bad or malicious.
Whether it is bad or malicious this "fix" doesn't fix the issue at all. The very same "denial of service" is easily produced by wrapping an infinite loop in a short window.setInterval(...);. Then instead of an alert() popup you get a never-ending stream of "would you like to stop the script?" dialogs. So, if it's a pop-up dialog denial of service attack you're fixing, then that fucking moronic patch, didn't do jack shit, dingus.
Protip: Application Level Modal Dialogs are the problem -- That they prohibit you from using your browser functions, like the refresh button or address bar, and not just the page itself is the issue.
A "modal dialog" is a DENIAL OF SERVICE to all other application features. The fix should really happen at the OS UI level. Just fire all the UI designers who think modality is grand.
Protip: check to see if the dialog you're moaning about is even still modal before moaning about it. (Hint: it isn't)
Try technocrat.net - Bruce Perens already closed it down twice due to low interest, but if
I'm pretty sure Franz Viehböck isn't at NASA anymore...
The NetBeans one only talks about navigation to the declaration of something, which is a very far cry from autocompletion, background compilation for error detection, showing up-to-date documentation etc. that having an AST and other data from parsing a file fully encompasses, and it seems like they use the debug info generated by GCC, but that is neither on-the-fly nor even near the level of detail you get with actually having a parsed representation of all your code available.
The Eclipse one talks about their own implementation of a GCC-syntax-compatible scanner/parser they have implemented because they couldn't reuse the monolith that is GCC to use it to implement all the features I listed regarding NetBeans. They do use GCC for building the executable, of course.
Thanks for ignoring the most successful science fiction book series ever written...
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Look up "heterodyne ".
Nah, I've just read all of Girl Genius. Why would I need to look it up?