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Re: Newly-created browsing contexts and about:blank

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2011 10:46:47 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=S+nO7uoOz2OR18NXxC6aSeQo3UN3-RoGwZgYv@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 5:21 AM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> On 3/3/11 4:21 PM, Adam Barth wrote:
>>
>> 3) Forabout:blank, the load completes atomically (which makes sense
>> because it's internal) and the load event fires as usual.
>
> I don't think the "internal" thing necessarily means that "completes
> atomically" makes sense.  What does "internal" even mean, here?
>
> I think you're assuming some architecture similar to whatever Webkit is
> doing here, but I don't see why this assumption is warranted.

To be clear, I'm mostly trying to rationalize existing behavior into a
somewhat sane mental model.  It's not really an "assumption" that the
load is atomic.  That's just an observation in Henri's table, as I
understand it.

Adam
Received on Friday, 4 March 2011 18:47:52 UTC

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