[whatwg] Can we deprecate alert(), confirm(), prompt() ?

Peter Kasting pkasting at google.com
Tue Mar 1 10:51:10 PST 2011

On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 1:13 AM, Robert O'Callahan <robert at ocallahan.org>wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 6:38 PM, Ojan Vafai <ojan at chromium.org> wrote:
>> FWIW, chromium is planning on experimenting with disallowing modal dialogs
>> during the beforeunload/unload events.
>> http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=68780
> That sounds fairly unpleasant for users of pages which give "are you sure
> you want to leave this page and lose your data?" warnings.

Please see my identical question and Tab's answer, which Ojan's reply


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