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[whatwg] Modal dialogs in HTML5

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2008 01:19:01 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0812180118410.30197@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 17 Dec 2008, Jo?o Eiras wrote:
> 
> While I myself don't find any decent use case for positioning the 
> window, I think sizing the popup is a common and useful use case,besides 
> controlling other aspected already covered by window.open(). Because the 
> behavior for the features argument in window.open() and showModalDialog 
> are similar (if not equal), I would recommend adding it to 
> showModalDialog for the sake of normalization (you could link one spec 
> to the other) and because UA would eventually reuse the implementation 
> of window.open for both cases, therefore not requiring extra work from 
> scratch.

I haven't specced it for window.open() either.

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