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

Michael Stefaniuc mstefani at
Wed Oct 7 03:43:49 CDT 2015

Hello Joachim,

On 10/06/2015 08:06 PM, Joachim Priesner wrote:
> 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.
part of the review system is already in place:
Check the MAINTAINERS file if the DLL in question has a maintainer. If
yes than it is his responsibility to review the patch.
The patch reviewers queue is for patches to components without a


> 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.

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