[whatwg] window.opener and security

Hallvord R M Steen hallvors at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 08:40:17 PDT 2007

> > > > http://my.opera.com/hallvors/blog/2007/03/14/window-opener-and-security-an-unfixable-problem
> >
> > javascript: void(window.open( 'http://hallvord.com/temp/redir.php'))
> I don't know what GMail is doing, but I think a
> window.open('','_self') would destroy the original window.opener.

That's a nice idea. It works in Firefox but fails in IE and Opera.

Hallvord R. M. Steen

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