[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 13892] Page reload behavior different from Gecko

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Sun May 27 23:11:34 PDT 2007


------- Comment #4 from beidson at apple.com  2007-05-27 23:11 PDT -------
"I think the refresh behaviour should be the smoothest/least jarring
one and the user should have the option to perform a "complete" refresh by
holding down a modifier key (isn't this also the way IE does it? So the vast
majority of users are trained to already hold down a key to force a full

I disagree with this statement.  I think the vast majority of users doesn't
know about shortcuts or modifiers - I think the vast majority of users clicks
the little button at the top of the browser window.  Debating whether our
behavior or Gecko's behavior for a "normal refresh" is one thing, but claiming
that the "vast majority of users" are trained to hold a modifier when they
refresh for a full reload is wrong.

By knowing to hold a modifier when refreshing, you're pretty much already a
power user.  ;)

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