[whatwg] window.close() and user-initiated <a target=_blank>
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Jun 8 14:50:19 PDT 2012
On Wed, 7 Mar 2012, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> In http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#dom-window-close
> it is forbidden to close browsing contexts using the close() method when
> they are opened by a user-initiated action. We think it would be better
> if that were allowed, with the restriction that WebKit has, namely that
> once the user navigates the newly opened browsing context (and gains a
> history), it can no longer be closed.
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