[whatwg] Proposal for Links to Unrelated Browsing Contexts

Glenn Maynard glenn at zewt.org
Wed Jun 6 18:59:41 PDT 2012

On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 8:26 PM, Bjartur Thorlacius <svartman95 at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 06, 2012 at 07:32:34PM -0500, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> > Please don't encourage yet more sites to open new tabs when I didn't ask
> > for it.
> It's merely a new browsing context IIUC, not necessarily a new window
> (frame, tab, tile or whatever it's called this year). Someone that
> understands the codebase of a modern browser could even make the back
> button work, although he would have to restrict write access to the history
> stack or tree as well, for security reasons.

He's saying he wants it to force target=_blank, though.

Glenn Maynard

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