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Re: [whatwg] Proposal for Links to Unrelated Browsing Contexts

From: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2012 20:59:41 -0500
Message-ID: <CABirCh_69BtCMZwdoonC+ZvWLZ68aAujgOAnQrdSHgyvB35SCg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bjartur Thorlacius <svartman95@gmail.com>
Cc: whatwg@whatwg.org
On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 8:26 PM, Bjartur Thorlacius <svartman95@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 06, 2012 at 07:32:34PM -0500, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> > Please don't encourage yet more sites to open new tabs when I didn't ask
> > for it.
> It's merely a new browsing context IIUC, not necessarily a new window
> (frame, tab, tile or whatever it's called this year). Someone that
> understands the codebase of a modern browser could even make the back
> button work, although he would have to restrict write access to the history
> stack or tree as well, for security reasons.
>

He's saying he wants it to force target=_blank, though.

-- 
Glenn Maynard
Received on Thursday, 7 June 2012 02:00:10 UTC

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