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[whatwg] about:blank document handling in history

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2009 15:12:07 -0500
Message-ID: <4B3D0597.2020409@mit.edu>
On 12/31/09 3:07 PM, Adam Barth wrote:
> Firefox and IE distinguish between about:blank documents and ""
> documents for this purpose, if I remember correctly.

At the moment, Firefox in fact does not.  See 
http://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/annotate/8bb9bb88e997/content/base/src/nsFrameLoader.cpp#l162

We're considering possibly changing that internally, but the resulting 
external behavior would still need to be the same as now.

-Boris
Received on Thursday, 31 December 2009 12:12:07 UTC

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