[webkit-dev] Support "registerProtocolHandler" in WebKit2
benjamin at webkit.org
Wed May 20 23:32:41 PDT 2015
Looks llke nobody objects. Please make sure to #ifdef everything and
disable the feature on OS X and iOS.
What is your plan for testing?
On 5/19/15 6:31 PM, Gyuyoung Kim wrote:
> I would like to listen what do you think to support
> 'registerProtocolHandler' in WebKit2.
> This feature is to execute web content through registered custom protocol.
> - For example, web content can register "mailto" custom protocol using
> this feature,
> "Web Mail");
> <title>Web Protocol Handler Sample - Test</title>
> <p>Send an email : <a href="mailto://">this !</a></p>
> Besides this feature has been supported by Mozilla and Chromium (From
> Mozilla 3.0, Chromium 13).
> - https://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/Web-based_protocol_handlers
> The feature is included in the W3C recommendation 28 released on Oct.
> - W3C spec : http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/webappapis.html#custom-handlers
> IIRC, some WebKit1 ports supported this feature though, those ports
> were deprecated. Now WebKit port supports this feature no more.
> There is a very old bug to support this feature though, it wasn't
> maintained so far. Recently I updated it based on latest WebKit.
> - https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=92749
> Feel free to give me any feedback about this feature.
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