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Re: <webview> API common subset

From: Olli Pettay <olli@pettay.fi>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:31:22 +0200
Message-ID: <54C23F1A.9080609@pettay.fi>
To: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@gmail.com>, "Kan-Ru Chen (陳侃如)" <kanru@kanru.info>, public-webapps@w3.org
On 01/23/2015 02:20 PM, Arthur Barstow wrote:
>
> On 1/23/15 5:11 AM, Kan-Ru Chen (陳侃如) wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I intend to implement the <webview> element in gecko and as part of my
>> research I put up a wiki page that summarize the browser-api or
>> <webview> API that has been implemented by vendors here:
>>
>>    https://wiki.mozilla.org/WebAPI/BrowserAPI/Common_Subset
>>
>> I wonder if other vendors are interested in creating a unified <webview>
>> standard? I hope this is the right forum for this.
>
> Hi Kanru,
>
> Thanks for your e-mail.
>
> Where applicable, what do you think about including a link to the relevant standard? For example, it appears that back() has a standard at [1] and [2].
back() in [1] is about the whole browsing context tree. <webview> would need to limit it to the contents of the element.
So the scope of the session history needs to be split at webview.

>
> I say this because I presume some goals here are to help converge on an agreed standard if/when one is available and to help identify standardization
> gaps?
>
> -ArtB
>
> [1] <https://html.spec.whatwg.org/#dom-history-back>
> [2] <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/browsers.html#dom-history-back>
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>> Kanru
>>
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