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Browser issue  Editor freezes in Chrome 10

Floren

Well-known member
#1
I'm using Gogole Chrome developer version 10.0.612.1 with Xen Beta5. If I try to post a reply or a new thread into your forums or mines, the editor freezes after I type few words. This issue does not occur on Beta2 version. Works fine in IE8, posting with it as we speak.
 

Brogan

XenForo moderator
Staff member
#3
Mike will be pleased...

The Chrome developers seem to have a habit of introducing new bugs and/or regressing fixes from previous versions.
 

SilverCircle

Well-known member
#5
Can reproduce.. though I figured it was a Chrome 10 bug. Only started after I upgraded.
It is a Chrome issue. I have the same here, but only with the dev channel build. Version 10.x comes with a new JavaScript engine (crankshaft), so some major bugs are likely to exist.

The current development build is quite unstable - I had some crashes and hangs on various sites, not only xF.
 

Floren

Well-known member
#6
It is a Tiny MCE issue. All the sites I visit with Chrome work as expected, while using other WYSIWYG editors. What version is used in Xen? The latest version is 3.3.9.2 and works with Chrome 10.
 

SilverCircle

Well-known member
#8
It is a Tiny MCE issue. All the sites I visit with Chrome work as expected, while using other WYSIWYG editors. What version is used in Xen? The latest version is 3.3.9.2 and works with Chrome 10.
Even _if_ there is a bug in TinyMCE (which might very well be possible), the browser should definitely not enter a infinite loop, making it impossible to close the tab and hang forever - think about it, any webpage could use such JavaScript code to exploit this bug, crashing your browser.

So just because another version of TinyMCE works doesn't mean there is no problem. There definitely are problems in the current Chrome dev builds and that's why they should not be used on production systems.

Here is a related issue in the Chromium bug tracker (hang with TinyMCE in WordPress, both OS X and Windows versions affected).

Try to play with about:flags and disable some of the more experimental stuff.
 

Pepelac

Well-known member
#11
That is just another report confirming that there is an issue with the Wordpress implementation of Tiny MCE (jquery port). If you go to the Tiny MCE demo page, you will see it works perfect with Chrome 10.
No it doesn't. This is not a problem of WP only. Every page with TinyMCE on it hangs. But it can be OS specific problem (Mac OS and Windows 7 are involved, it's written in comments)
 

Floren

Well-known member
#12
I see, thanks for the info. I tried to edit several parts on their demo page and it did not freeze anything.
I guess I was lucky... :)