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Re: Newly-created browsing contexts and about:blank

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2011 00:34:00 -0500
Message-ID: <4D771148.9030800@mit.edu>
To: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>
CC: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On 3/9/11 12:21 AM, Ojan Vafai wrote:
> I don't think that would match most web developers intuition. If the
> iframe contents are available and can be modified, they would expect the
> iframe to be loaded and ready.

But the iframe contents "are available and can be modified" even if you 
load an http URI in it.  If you poke at the DOM in that iframe while the 
HTTP URI is loading, you'll see a DOM and will be able to modify it.

Received on Wednesday, 9 March 2011 05:35:05 UTC

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