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Re: [whatwg] scrdoc and session history don't play along in the spec

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2013 00:03:52 +0000 (UTC)
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1309042338120.7443@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
Cc: whatwg <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
On Fri, 12 Jul 2013, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 7/12/13 3:39 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > That wasn't the intent. I've tried to clarify it.
> Hmm.  It might help to make it clearer in 
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/history.html#navigate 
> that "new resource" does not mean "URL".  Maybe have some explicit thing 
> that represents the resource being navigated to (which might, for 
> example, consist of a (url, srcdoc data) pair or something along those 
> lines)?

Yeah... I've thought about doing something like this several times (this 
is by far not the only part of the spec with this issue -- the word 
"resource" is in the spec over a thousand times).

Fundamentally I'm not really sure what to do to define "resource" in a 
useful way here and elsewhere.

I've added a note before the navigation algorithm, though.

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