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Re: [MIX] 5.1 Does settings object restrict mixed content?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:26:08 +0000 (UTC)
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
cc: WebAppSec WG <public-webappsec@w3.org>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1410301825320.14596@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 30 Oct 2014, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 5:40 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> > Sure, but why is /b relevant to /a in this example? They're unrelated, 
> > no?
> 
> Yeah, but the browsing context is the same. The browsing context terms 
> such as browsing context container, nested browsing context, etc. 
> represents a sequence of documents whereas for some scenarios you just 
> want to look at a document and not its browsing context whose active 
> document might be something else.
> 
> So e.g. if you have a browsing context that has two documents associated 
> with it. And the first of those documents has an nested browsing 
> context. And you want to make an assertion of sorts about that nested 
> browsing context's top-level browsing context, it may no longer have a 
> nested browsing context.

Generally speaking we should be talking about the document, not the 
browsing context, sure.

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