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[whatwg] Reserved browsing context names

From: Bjartur Thorlacius <svartman95@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2011 22:48:02 +0000
Message-ID: <AANLkTin9cpA_mnV_zHsG+iXJrOdK0kcjKayqZ7Of0Onx@mail.gmail.com>
On 2/11/11, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> We do spec rel=sidebar, which in theory lets make a link open in an
> auxiliary browsing context, so it would make some sense to have a feature
> to target back, if there is a browser that lets you use auxiliary browsing
> contexts still. Is there?
>
Well, Firefox 3.0 (IIRC) allows opening bookmarks in the sidebar.
Following links in the sidebar will navigate the main browsing
context, even the target isn't explicitly set. I don't have access to
Firefox ATM, for further testing.
Received on Friday, 11 February 2011 14:48:02 UTC

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