[webkit-qt] Browser Back not consistent with Safari browser.

Srinivas Rao M Hamse msrinirao at gmail.com
Fri Oct 22 00:38:32 PDT 2010


I think though it is a redirection, an extra history item is getting created
in this case. Are you noticing this issue in WebKit trunk releases?
If not, where should i file this bug ?

Srinivas Rao M.

On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 12:59 PM, Zaheer Ahmad <zaheer.mot at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Its a redirection and i suppose only committed URLs go in to history?
> Regards,
> Zaheer
> On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 4:45 PM, Srinivas Rao M Hamse <msrinirao at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>> Hello WebKitters,
>> I am working on the QT 4.7.0 Port of WebKit demo browser. I am facing an
>> issue of multiple history items getting added when i load
>> http://www.hdfcbank.com. That is when i visit this page, there are two
>> entries in my back forward list that gets added into it as follows:
>> http://www.hdfcbank.com/
>> http://www.hdfcbank.com/personal/default.htm
>> The second URL may be referred by the first one and hence gets added
>> separately into web history. When we press Browser Back, it tries to *again*
>> load the first page followed by the second one. This way you cannot come of
>> the this site by hitting single browser back button.
>> In Safari browser, it loads two URLs, but when i press Browser Back, it
>> comes to a blank page and stays there.
>> Only in Firefox browser this site working fine, it some how intelligently
>> filters out first entry and adds only the second entry to it. On pressing
>> browser back you will come back to the previously visited website.
>> My question here are:
>> a. WebKit-QT's demo browser implementation has to be matching with that of
>> Safari. Why is this behavior not consistent ?
>> b. Is there a way that we can avoid addition of multiple entries into
>> back-forward list for the sites belonging to the above category ? If yes
>> please post the pointers to this buglog.
>> Thanks,
>> Srinivas Rao M.
>> --
>> Srinivas Rao M  Hamse
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