[whatwg] Proposal to extend registerProtocolHandler

Peter Kasting pkasting at google.com
Fri Jul 1 14:10:12 PDT 2011

On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 1:59 PM, Ojan Vafai <ojan at chromium.org> wrote:

> Do any browser vendors agree with this or have objections?

>From my work on the Chrome UI side of this, I would very much like to see
something like isRegistered().  This would allow sites to conditionalize
requests for the protocol handler.  This is important to me because I would
also like to experiment (after that point) with requiring a user gesture for
this request (much like browsers typically require user gestures for
window.open()), so sites cannot hammer the user with requests outside of
some sort of interaction-based workflow.


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