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Re: [whatwg] Proposal for Links to Unrelated Browsing Contexts

From: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2012 10:39:31 +0200
Message-ID: <506AA843.2060309@opera.com>
To: whatwg@lists.whatwg.org
On 10/02/2012 02:34 AM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 10/1/12 6:10 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
>> On Tue, 19 Jun 2012, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>>> On 6/19/12 1:56 PM, Charlie Reis wrote:
>>>> That's from the "[if] the user agent determines that the two browsing
>>>> contexts are related enough that it is ok if they reach each other"
>>>> part, which is quite vague.
>>>
>>> This is, imo, the part that says unrelated browsing contexts should not
>>> be able to reach each other by name.
>>>
>>> It's only vague because hixie wanted all current implementations to be
>>> conforming, I think.  Which I believe is a mistake.
>>
>> I'm happy to make the spec not match implementations, if the
>> implementations are going to change to match the spec. :-)
>
> I certainly plan to change Gecko to make this stuff less lose there.

I have no idea why this part of the spec is special enough to get 
undefined behaviour when we have tried to avoid it on general principle 
everywhere else.
Received on Tuesday, 2 October 2012 08:40:06 GMT

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