FIXED Re: [thelist] javascript: closing a window opened fromaprevious page

Jonathan j at
Fri Apr 30 23:14:00 CDT 2004

> Another thing that is kinda fun to do is to have a timer script on the
> please wait popup that keeps checking the status of the opener page,
> and while a condition isn't met, it can draw a progress bar of some
> sort.

There's a problem with this approach those.  Referencing a parent window, if
the parent becomes unavailable, can result in all kinds of nasty errors if
the parent is closed or enters (this is the especially gnarly case) an https
session as all of the parent window's properties are unavailable.  Just be


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