[whatwg] Javascript: URLs as element attributes

Daniel Veditz dveditz at mozilla.com
Thu Dec 2 11:31:59 PST 2010

On 12/1/10 7:29 AM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 12/1/10 3:49 AM, Philip Jägenstedt wrote:
> I dunno about solid, but the obvious things you can do with 
> javascript: that you can't do as easily with data: are things 
> that are dynamic. That said, in a sandbox the only things that 
> are available as obvious sources of dynamism are |new Date| and 
> |Math.random|.  So achieving solidity might take some work.  ;)

What dynamism does a javascript: url give you that can't be achieved
by running an in-page script to generate data: urls? (In a sandboxed
context; I don't think we can kill javascript: hrefs in links,
however much I'd like to.)

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