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Re: [whatwg] window.close() and user-initiated <a target=_blank>

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2012 21:50:19 +0000 (UTC)
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1206081746010.378@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Wed, 7 Mar 2012, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>
> In http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#dom-window-close 
> it is forbidden to close browsing contexts using the close() method when 
> they are opened by a user-initiated action. We think it would be better 
> if that were allowed, with the restriction that WebKit has, namely that 
> once the user navigates the newly opened browsing context (and gains a 
> history), it can no longer be closed.

Done.

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