[thelist] ie JS array limitations?

Brian Cummiskey Brian at hondaswap.com
Fri Oct 31 14:19:00 CDT 2008

Volkan Özçelik wrote:
>> And it's all the same code, just different sizes/colors (data) and ie 
>> displays most all other products fine.
> May be you can find the limitation by gradually increasing the size of 
> the test data.
I've done this, and it still doesn't work all the way down to 1 item.  
Yet, other products work fine (and have nearly identical data values).  
It's very strange.   I can't quite pin-point the issue.
> Just a blind guess, but I think it has something to do with IE's 
> rendering engine.
> I experienced a similar situation: I was filling a definition list with 
> <dt> <dd> pairs dynamically., where the CPU was going %100 for about 10 
> or so seconds in IE.
> In my test case, there were no observeble CPU utilization problems in 
> Firefox or Opera. The only problematic browser was IE (v6 I guess).
> And the only solution I came up with was splitting and paginating the data.
no noticable jump in cpu or memory usage.
> p.s.
> Have you tested it with IE8 beta?
> Do you observe anything peculiar with the system (in terms of memory and 
> CPU utilization?
The same thing occurs in ie6,7, and 8 beta.

Works fine in safari, firefox and chrome.

I'm utterly stumped on this one :(

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