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[whatwg] Declarative unload data

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 07 May 2012 12:00:54 -0400
Message-ID: <4FA7F1B6.2090107@mit.edu>
On 5/7/12 11:54 AM, Bronislav Klu?ka wrote:
> "I see pages doing it is that they're up to no good" well that is your
> opinion, sure, we have all seen bad use of that, but removing
> functionality that has no replacement, can be used for useful thinks
> (well for bad as well) can hardly be reasonable

Sure it can, if the abuse case is the overwhelming case.  Browsers have 
done it before, and users were very glad they did.

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