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Re: Window pointer

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2007 23:27:20 +0000 (UTC)
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: public-webapi@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0711232320040.3737@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Fri, 23 Nov 2007, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > Actually it does, in that navigation is the only way to change the
> > window.document attribute's value. Removing an <iframe> from another
> > document doesn't affect the <iframe>'s Window object's "document" attribute.
> 
> Is navigation allowed in that <iframe> after that?

Yes; at least according to the current HTML5 draft. The spec currently 
splits navigation from rendering, so <iframe>s (and browsing contexts in 
general) work the same mostly independent of their location.


> Is script allowed to run in that Window after that?

According to the current spec, yes.

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