[whatwg] Resource loading in browsing context-less Documents
bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Wed Dec 19 11:34:50 PST 2012
On 12/18/12 3:25 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> Looking at the spec and at browsers more carefully, it seems that this is
> actually per spec (i.e. the spec says to follow the link).
Does it say to do that if the ownerDocument of the <a> has no associated
browsing context? What if it's not the currently active document?
> IE and Firefox
> apparently don't, WebKit and Opera apparently do. I've left the spec as is
> since it seems harmless and half the browsers do it.
We can probably allow navigation for cases in which the ownerDocument is
the currently active document of a browsing context, in Gecko. I don't
think we'll be allowing it in the other cases...
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