[whatwg] Registering protocol handlers

Ben Goodger ben at mozilla.org
Mon Apr 24 15:17:12 PDT 2006

So is it your opinion that we should push forward with an
implementation on window.navigator as in Hixie's proposal, or
something else? (extend window.sidebar, alongside addEngine, addPanel,


On 4/24/06, Christian Biesinger <cbiesinger at web.de> wrote:
> Ben Goodger wrote:
> >> Well. What I would _like_ is not something you will like, I suspect...
> >> What I would like is the specification of registerContentHandler to be
> >> removed.
> >
> > By this do you mean that browsers like Firefox, Safari, Opera, etc
> > should not pursue implementation of the core functionality?
> >
> > Or are you saying that a browser should provide an implementation
> > first, and then specify it?
> Hm... thinking about this, probably the second. Seeing how the handler
> selection works would be something that may well change my opinion on
> some of my comments. Still not sure how good a spec can be w/o referring
> to any UI, but maybe I can be convinced there too.

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