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[Bug 10625] Spec should cover stopping parsing on location.href = "foo"

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Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2010 07:35:56 +0000
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--- Comment #10 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2010-10-20 07:35:53 UTC ---
It seems meta refresh waits for the document to have loaded before taking
effect, so I'll ignore that in further tests:


I can't get IE to run scripts at all until the whole document is downloaded and
can be all parsed at once, which makes testing exactly what happens rather


When it comes to the other browsers, it seems WebKit doesn't fire 'unload', but
Gecko does, when an inline script just invokes the navigation algorithm; WebKit
also seems to do it as a task so the parser doesn't abort until after it has
run whatever is in its buffer (e.g. a script immediately following):


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