Sleep Function for JavaScript like PHP

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 05/01/2009 - 18:34

I need to implement a general sleep function replacement for javascript. It should be possible to call it multiple times on a page. I googled and found some code on ozzu forums, which didnt work for me. I get alert messages immediately without waiting 2 or 5 seconds. I tried it (with MSIE+FF) as following :

Is there an easy way to write a general sleep function for javascript?

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