Looking at my old email, I think it’s worth supporting for Mail clients for example, but I think it would require some OS-level engineering as well to have it work on macOS. (Other Apple platforms currently don’t support customizing the default mail client).
And I do still think that allow list is safer than block list. - Maciej > On Apr 20, 2020, at 3:27 AM, Frédéric Wang <fw...@igalia.com> wrote: > > Hi, > > I'm just bumping this old thread, not because I plan to implement it but > because I was mentioning it on slack the other day and realized not > everybody is #standards: > > https://webkit.slack.com/archives/CTY7Z24RZ/p1587142539064000 > > In particular, my question was related to safelist VS blocklist > discussion from https://github.com/whatwg/html/issues/3998 > > From the slack replies as well as > https://lists.webkit.org/pipermail/webkit-dev/2019-November/030967.html > it seems a complete switch to blocklist is not the option preferred for > WebKit (if we ever decide to implement this API) so that's what I > commented on the spec / blink-dev discussions. > > -- > Frédéric Wang > > > On 04/07/2015 19:24, Sam Weinig wrote: >> (Sorry, had this sitting in my drafts). >> >> My concern with the registerProtocolHandler() API is that it complicates an >> already the very complicated area of custom protocols and a good >> implementation requires configuration UI (to choose which of potentially >> multiple apps/websites you want a specific protocol to go to) that I am not >> sure users are in the position make. >> >> That, coupled with the small existing usage on the web and very few (if any) >> reports from developers that they want this, leads me to think it isn’t a >> good API for us to support. >> >> From an implementation perspective I also have concerns. How is this should >> the registration data be managed? Can it fit in the WebSiteData model we are >> using for other data? Does it account for non-persistent sessions? And >> lastly, can we get the code size of supporting a feature like this to be >> smaller? >> >> - Sam >> >>> On Jun 7, 2015, at 5:39 PM, Darin Adler <da...@apple.com> wrote: >>> >>> Are we making progress in this discussion? >>> >>> Maciej stated that he thinks this is useful for mailto and I think that >>> Gyuyoung Kim and Michael Catanzaro stated that they want to do this. >>> >>> As one next step in the discussion, is there anyone that wants to present a >>> use case for a protocol other than mailto? >>> >>> Sam, Anders, you haven’t replied to the thread since Maciej made his >>> remarks two weeks ago. He asked what you dislike about the API. >>> >>> — Darin >>> _______________________________________________ >>> webkit-dev mailing list >>> email@example.com >>> https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-dev >> _______________________________________________ >> webkit-dev mailing list >> firstname.lastname@example.org >> https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-dev > > > _______________________________________________ > webkit-dev mailing list > email@example.com > https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-dev _______________________________________________ webkit-dev mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-dev