[webkit-dev] restricting the number of new windows created in response to a user gesture

Benjamin Poulain benjamin at webkit.org
Fri Apr 12 13:58:21 PDT 2013

On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 5:05 AM, Jochen Eisinger <jochen at chromium.org>wrote:
> currently, WebKit allows for an arbitrary number of new windows to be
> created in response to a single user gesture. This is "used" for example to
> create pop-unders.
> In order to restrict the number of new windows to one per user gesture, a
> port needs to invoke UserGestureIndicator::consumeUserGesture() in it's
> ChromeClient::createWindow method.
> In https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=114379 I add this for WK2 and
> for WK1 mac/win.
> Are other ports interested in this behavior? If not, I'd just skip the
> corresponding tests.

I am confused.
Why do you want to add something even in the case no port would be

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