[OU] Processor: Script loop?

Malcolm Austen malcolm.austen at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Mon Apr 16 09:18:26 UTC 2007

On Sun, 15 Apr 2007 16:27:55 +0100, CJ <hwoodcj at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

> I get high processor activity with certain pages.
>   And I wonder if it's because Opera gets in a loop, being unable to  
> process
> faulty scripts. If so, can't you make a time-out, to stop it trying,  
> after
> two or three goes?
>   I get this with U.S. State Department pages (and maybe they have some  
> spy
> script, trying to discover about visitors), it gets worse fast, the more  
> pages
> you open on that site, try these two:
> http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/biog/c130.htm
> http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/biog/78354.htm

I tried those and found either put Opera up to about 80% cpu ... until I  
stopped the silly scrolling bar by turning off JavaScript. The loop is in  
the web page, not in Opera. The only question in my mind is whether the  
cpu usage is justified or not.

= Malcolm.

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