[webkit-dev] Changes to window.focus/window.blur controlled by a setting?
mjs at apple.com
Mon May 21 12:31:45 PDT 2012
On May 21, 2012, at 12:24 PM, Andrew Wilson <atwilson at google.com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 12:21 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
> 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:
>> 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?
> Yes. For example, in gmail, if you click on an email notification, we open a new window and display that email. We don't want to bring the parent to the front in that case.
Fair enough. But it seems like we could find some way to handle notifications as a special case without giving windows the ability to alter the stacking order at any time, even if my first proposal is too crude.
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