[whatwg] location.reload() on document.open()ed documents

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Tue Mar 30 17:39:17 PDT 2010

On 3/30/10 10:38 AM, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> This makes me wonder: If the two engines with the largest market
> share both take steps to enable document.open()ed docs to be
> reloaded, is the behavior needed for optimal Web compatibility?

At one point, yes.  I don't recall many bug reports about this aspect of 
things recently, but that may be because Gecko now has the "do something 
sane on reload in the simple cases" behavior.

I do feel pretty strongly that reload() doing something different from 
the browser's reload UI is ... very odd.


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