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Re: Non-hierarchical base URLs (was Re: draft-abarth-url-01 uploaded)

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 03 May 2011 11:58:12 -0400
Message-ID: <4DC02614.9010108@mit.edu>
To: public-iri@w3.org
On 5/3/11 4:50 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> <iframe id=foo src="about://blank" onload="test()"></iframe>
>> <script>
>> var doc = document.getElementById("foo").contentDocument;
>> var anchor = doc.createElement("a");
>> anchor.setAttribute("href", "foo.html")
>> doc.body.appendChild(anchor);
>> alert(anchor.href);
>> </script>
>> ...
>
> FF4: resolves against the document's URI (not about://blank)

In general, for iframes containing about:blank documents we use the 
"originating" uri of the about:blank as the base URI.  We found that 
this was needed for web compat in at least some cases.

-Boris
Received on Tuesday, 3 May 2011 15:59:45 GMT

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