[whatwg] Proposal to extend registerProtocolHandler
robert at ocallahan.org
Wed Jul 6 17:53:42 PDT 2011
On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 12:53 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert at ocallahan.org>wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 6:41 AM, Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay at helsinki.fi>wrote:
>> On 07/06/2011 07:51 AM, Robert O'Callahan wrote:
>>> I don't think browsers need to prompt for registerProtocolHandler.
>>> I would simply allow any site to register as a protocol handler for
>>> anything, and remember all such registration
>> So all the ad sites (which are embedded via iframe or something) would
>> just register all the possible protocols so that some user might
>> accidentally use their site for protocol handling - especially if the site
>> was the first one to register the protocol.
>> Doesn't sound too good.
> I think you could sequester the new app options sufficiently that that
> would not be worth doing.
You could also just deny all registerProtocolHandler() attempts from
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