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djd
7 Feb 2011, 5:28 PM
I've noticed that whenever I run an app, or demo source, a mysterious 'about:blank' is always loaded along with the app. According to Chrome Developer Tools, this page's status is always 'Pending'. It doesn't seem to cause any problems, but I'm still curious:

Why does this page get loaded with every app?

davidkaneda
10 Feb 2011, 10:35 AM
Have you tried in Safari as well? I've noticed that some plugins (in both browsers) can cause some random things to be loaded...

djd
10 Feb 2011, 6:03 PM
Yes, same result with Safari with extensions disabled.

asual
4 Jun 2011, 1:48 AM
I also noticed the same behavior. It's caused by the iframe which is created when the application has useHistory enabled.