[whatwg] Navigation events generated during unload

Everything you say is true, but it is possible to generate navigation
events synchronously.  For example, you can programmatically submit a
form to about:blank.


On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 11:02 PM, Marius Gundersen <gundersen at gmail.com> wrote:
> AFAIK, only one event can run at a time. JavaScript has only one thread, so
> an event generated while another event listener is executing is placed in a
> queue, to be executed when the current execution thread is done. With
> onunload, the entire page is unloaded after the event (if it returns true),
> so the next event in the queue is ignored.
> Marius Gundersen
> On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 3:45 PM, Adam Barth <whatwg at adambarth.com> wrote:
>> I looked around in the HTML5 draft, but it wasn't obvious to me if it
>> explains how to handle navigation events generated during the unload
>> event. ?As far as I can tell by testing browsers, these navigation
>> events are ignored.
>> Adam

Received on Monday, 21 September 2009 23:05:24 UTC