[whatwg] Re: several messages

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Jun 10 06:00:47 PDT 2004

On Wed, 9 Jun 2004, Dylan Schiemann wrote:
> We opened a chromeless window hiding the browser's native menu and added
> our own menu.  Not ideal by any means, but we had lots of problems with
> users selecting the wrong menu by accident when both were displayed, and
> losing the state of the application.  Similar to the problem with using
> tabbed browsing and closing the window rather than the tab.

Unfortunately due to the possibilities this opens as far as spoofing goes
it is quite possible that UAs will not be supporting doing this for much
longer (or will be making it configurable).

That's part of the problem.

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