[whatwg] Question about "certain cases" for popstate event

Mihai Parparita mihaip at chromium.org
Fri Jun 17 11:09:54 PDT 2011

On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 8:42 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
>> Google Chrome 10 seems to fire popstate even if I open totally new page.
>> Firefox 4 seems to fire event only on going back/forward
> How are you determining if Firefox fires the event? Are you sure you're
> not just checking after Firefox has fired it?

Firefox does this intentionally
and Chrome will be changing to follow suit (http://crbug.com/63040).
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12707 is open about
this, I'm not sure if there's been any spec changes.


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