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[whatwg] about:blank synchronicity

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2010 21:27:36 -0500
Message-ID: <4B551898.2070209@mit.edu>
On 1/18/10 6:02 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
>> In case it wasn't clear from the relevant Gecko thread, I would personally be
>> fine with this.  That said, would "initial about:blank load" only include
>> <iframe/>  (no src at all), or also<iframe src=""/>  or also<iframe
>> src="about:blank"/>?  I suspect it doesn't matter that much, actually, but
>> would welcome confirmation.
> It would include any browsing context creation, including, e.g.
> window.open(),<object>  pointing to an HTML file before the HTML file is
> loaded, etc.

That wasn't quite my question.

If I have an <iframe src="about:blank"/> in my source, would there be a 
sync about:blank document creation followed by an about:blank load?  Or 
would the @src value just get ignored if it's "about:blank"?

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