[webkit-dev] Changes to window.focus/window.blur controlled by a setting?

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Mon May 21 12:21:13 PDT 2012

On May 21, 2012, at 12:16 PM, Andrew Wilson <atwilson at google.com> wrote:

> On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 2:17 AM, Jochen Eisinger <jochen at chromium.org> wrote:
> Hey,
> in https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=86969 I'm changing window.focus and window.blur to match Firefox's behavior: window.blur does nothing, and window.focus only works when invoked from the window that actually opened the former.
> The goal is to thwart so-called pop unders.
> The new behavior you describe will break notifications, since many pages will want to bring themselves to the front when someone clicks on their notification,

Not necessarily for or against the change, but we could (and probably should) make notifications do this automatically. Is there any case where clicking a notifiicatin should not bring the relevant page to the front?

 - Maciej

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.webkit.org/pipermail/webkit-dev/attachments/20120521/705a9fa6/attachment.html>

More information about the webkit-dev mailing list