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[whatwg] Question about "certain cases" for popstate event

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2011 18:18:51 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1106171817570.14203@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 17 Jun 2011, Mihai Parparita wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 8:42 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> >> Google Chrome 10 seems to fire popstate even if I open totally new 
> >> page. Firefox 4 seems to fire event only on going back/forward
> >
> > How are you determining if Firefox fires the event? Are you sure 
> > you're not just checking after Firefox has fired it?
> 
> Firefox does this intentionally 
> (http://hacks.mozilla.org/2011/03/history-api-changes-in-firefox-4/), 
> and Chrome will be changing to follow suit (http://crbug.com/63040). 
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12707 is open about this, 
> I'm not sure if there's been any spec changes.

The spec has been updated to match the above, which is why I ask how the 
OP was testing Firefox. The event still fires, it just probably fires 
before any event handlers have been registered.

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