[webkit-dev] feature proposal: restricting window.blur/focus

Oliver Hunt oliver at apple.com
Wed Apr 4 10:38:20 PDT 2012

I am all for this change, but a not insubstantial part of that is my general hate for anything other than me ever changing the focused window and/or element.


On Apr 4, 2012, at 1:31 AM, Jochen Eisinger wrote:

> Hey,
> Firefox restricts the use of window.blur() and window.focus() (by default). window.blur() is just doing nothing, and window.focus() only works if the caller is running in the same window.
> Should we implement similar rules for WebKit? The purpose of this is to make pop-unders more difficult to achieve.
> I think this can be implemented in such a way the the chrome implementation which is doing the actual focusing/bluring anyway has enough information to let each port control what they want to do.
> wdyt?
> -jochen
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