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[whatwg] Can we deprecate alert(), confirm(), prompt() ?

From: Peter Kasting <pkasting@google.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2011 10:51:10 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTikQeJKOvtFyRd7P=tXQJs=WeYYZS_svoQzC0YnT@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 1:13 AM, Robert O'Callahan <robert at ocallahan.org>wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 6:38 PM, Ojan Vafai <ojan at chromium.org> wrote:
>
>> FWIW, chromium is planning on experimenting with disallowing modal dialogs
>> during the beforeunload/unload events.
>> http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=68780
>>
>
> That sounds fairly unpleasant for users of pages which give "are you sure
> you want to leave this page and lose your data?" warnings.
>

Please see my identical question and Tab's answer, which Ojan's reply
quoted.

PK
Received on Tuesday, 1 March 2011 10:51:10 UTC

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