setTimeout/setInterval timers are paused while file selection dialog is open

By design Issue #737446

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Aug 25, 2014
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Repro Steps:

Create a page which contains a file input and has a setInterval that runs every 1000ms.
Open the page and click the file input
While the file selection dialog is open, the setInterval callback does not run

http://jsfiddle.net/pqshy5yd/

Expected Results:

setTimeout/setInterval should fire even while file selection dialog is open.

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Tony S.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Tony S.” to “Nicole B.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Nicole B.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status to “By design”

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