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[whatwg] Fallback behavior

From: Joćo Eiras <joao.eiras@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 23:08:23 +0100
Message-ID: <op.uf9br9o8jz3wb9@mors.wag54gs>
On , Jonas Sicking <jonas at sicking.cc> wrote:
(...)
>
> Here is the list of elements that we *don't* execute scripts inside of  
> in firefox:
>
> http://mxr.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/source/content/base/src/nsScriptElement.cpp#148
>
> i.e. <iframe>, <noframes>, <noembed>
>
> Everywhere else we do execute the script.
>
> The reason these elements ended up at the list is in bugs
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5847
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26669
>
> / Jonas


I kind of agree with iframe and noembed, but noframes ?
noframes, IMO, it fairly legitimate, because you can have scripts  
providing fallback, or redirecting to another page.
Received on Thursday, 21 August 2008 15:08:23 UTC

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