[webkit-dev] Blob scheme implementation

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Wed Sep 15 14:05:55 PDT 2010

On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 1:09 PM, Darin Fisher <darin at chromium.org> wrote:
> I'm ignoring javascript: URLs because they are super weird... evaluation
> happens synchronously and can have side effects such as causing other
> navigations.  It does not fit the normal mold of URL loading.  Mozilla tries
> to express javascript: URLs as a protocol handler, and it only adds
> complexity.  The WebKit approach of implementing javascript: URLs as special
> cases in FrameLoader is superior because it makes the code easier to
> understand.

Oh man.  If our JavaScript URL handling is easier to understand than
Firefox's, I'd be really scared to see theirs.  :)


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