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[whatwg] Should events be paused on detached iframes?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 20:20:13 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1202082018190.13116@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 7 Feb 2012, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 2/7/12 7:16 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > All of the above seem consistent with what the spec requires.
> > 
> > Firefox actually seems to have a slight bug, which is that the event 
> > loop keeps pumping in the original page, but that seems like a 
> > separate issue.
> > 
> > Here's the test case you describe above:
> > 
> >     http://damowmow.com/playground/tests/alert/001.html
> 
> OK, then I don't understand something.  You said:
> 
>   It should put it up in the context of the top-level browsing context
>   of the script that led to that point (the "first script").  This is
>   the same as if someone in one tab calls another tab's script and that
>   script calls alert().
> 
> I assume you meant "entry script", but maybe that was a bad assumption?  
> There is no "first script" anywhere in the spec.

"First script" was the old name for what is now "entry script".


> In any case, in my testcase the "entry script" is the one running in 
> test1.html, but the alert is being associated with test2.html.  In 
> general, I would expect that alerts are associated with the window that 
> was the |this| for the alert call....

I shouldn't give you answers from memory!

The spec doesn't say where the dialog goes.

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