mshtml: Treat "data:" as Gecko special URI scheme

Joachim Priesner joachim.priesner at
Tue Oct 6 13:06:17 CDT 2015

I haven't looked into the address bar thing yet. It would be nice to have, but I think the main use of data: URIs is in embedded resources.

As a new contributor, I'm also reluctant to put effort into non-trivial patches until the promised "no patch left unreviewed" system is in place.


Am Dienstag, 06. Oktober 2015 schrieb Jacek Caban:
> Hi Alex,
> On 10/06/15 02:32, Alex Henrie wrote:
> > I tried your patch and it worked for loading embedded resources within
> > a page, but I still could not type data:text/plain,Hello%20world! into
> > the address bar and get anything back. Do you have plans to make the
> > address bar work too?
> For that to work, we'd need monikers to work with data: URLs. I quickly
> checked that pluggable protocol is not registered on Windows, but maybe
> it's handled some other way. The first thing to try would be checking if
> CreateURLMoniker works with data: URLs.
> Cheersm
> Jacek

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