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Re: several messages

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2006 02:46:19 +0000 (UTC)
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>, "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0604070244490.21459@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Thu, 6 Apr 2006, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> >
> > (What would it mean for a resource document to navigate to a new 
> > location by assigning to location.href?)
> 
> Some possibilities:
> 
> * No effect; even though the resource document is in an offscreen 
> browsing context, the elements referencing it reference a specific 
> document, rather than estabilishing the browsing context.
> 
> * All <use> elements are updated to point to the new IRI, as if their 
> xlink:href had changed.

* Do what XBL2 does:

# In binding documents, the location and history  properties of the Window 
# object, and the location and cookie properties of the DocumentWindow
# object, must return null, and any methods that are defined in terms of 
# the browsing context's session history must do nothing.

(...except change "DocumentWindow" to something more correct.)

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