[webkit-dev] WebKit team feedback on proposal to limit registerProtocolHandler API to secure contexts?

Eric Lawrence elawrence at chromium.org
Wed Nov 20 09:12:42 PST 2019

The Blink team has requested that I inquire whether the WebKit team has a
point-of-view about the upcoming change to limit HTML's
registerProtocolHandler API to use from secure contexts:
This will disallow use of that API from non-secure (HTTP) contexts.

As I understand it, Safari does not implement the registerProtocolHandler
API. In the past, WebKit contained the IDL for the API in
but this was removed earlier this year:

Would anyone from WebKit like to express support or objection to the Blink
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