[webkit-dev] Blob scheme implementation

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Wed Sep 15 15:40:29 PDT 2010

On Sep 15, 2010, at 2:05 PM, Adam Barth wrote:

> 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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