[ANNOYANCE] Custom protocols that are not registered do not trigger browserBeforeNavigate correctly on windows.

Andre Garzia andre at andregarzia.com
Sat Aug 7 19:59:32 CDT 2010


On Sat, Aug 7, 2010 at 9:54 PM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>wrote:

> On 8/7/10 6:50 PM, Andre Garzia wrote:
>
>  This is not a RevBrowser BUG per se since RevBrowser is not doing
>> anything,
>> it is IE again in its infinite wisdom trying to do things for you (which
>> it
>> shouldn't). The only solution in these case is to add lots of Registry
>> information, registering your own protocol, which will probably make
>> windows
>> try to relaunch your standalone for every of those links.
>>
>
> Probably it's a security measure so that an unregistered custom protocol
> doesn't wipe your hard drive or kill your dog or steal your children's house
> keys.
>
>
check my other email. Setting your own custom protocol in windows is hard
because you need an empty subkey set and revs own setRegistry will pick your
attempt to set an empty subkey and delete it (like: why would someone want
to set an empty subkey? well, I do!)

:-/



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