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[whatwg] Making cross-domain overlays more user-friendly

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 05 Feb 2010 17:46:20 -0500
Message-ID: <4B6C9FBC.3090807@mit.edu>
On 2/5/10 5:40 PM, Rowan Nairn wrote:
> - don't introduce new security issues like susceptibility to phishing attacks

> - The main URL bar should display the framed URL i.e.
> http://destination-site.com/

I'm having a really really really hard time reconciling these two, 
especially in the cases when the <iframe main> is not actually visible 
(e.g. is visibility:hidden).

> - The browser should display some chrome around any elements from the
> overlay page that signify them as foreign to the framed content

Is this supposed to address the issue above?  If so the problem is, I'm 
not sure I see a good way to do this....  Then again, UI design is not 
my strong point.

Received on Friday, 5 February 2010 14:46:20 UTC

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