Line break in the source is recognized as a termination for URL upon drag and drop

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17 years ago
10 years ago

People

(Reporter: tarahim, Unassigned)

Tracking

({regression})

Trunk
regression
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Description

17 years ago
2001110612 trunk for MacOS9.x
Have two browser windows open.
Goto URL.
Try to drag and drop the sixth link from the top in the page onto another window.
Result:"http://www1.rocketbbs.co" can not be found.
If you click the link instead of D&D, the correct URL, 
http://www1.rocketbbs.com/bc/pt.cgi?room=moto00
loads in a new window.
This is because the source is written as:
<a href="http://www1.rocketbbs.co
m/bc/pt.cgi?room=moto00" target="main">
Thus, the line break in this link is translated into a true termination for this
URL when D&D'ed. Also, if you D&D into an input area of a form, the D&D'ed text
becomes:
http://www1.rocketbbs.co
m/bc/pt.cgi?room=moto00
(Reporter)

Comment 1

17 years ago
This D&D used to work, so adding regression KW.
Keywords: regression
(Reporter)

Comment 2

17 years ago
This misinterpretation of URL also affects marking of Visited Link:
this link in the URL never gets highlighted as a visited link after you have
visited the link.
Therefore, there seem to be two different ways of interpreting the same URL in a
source.
Just a quick note.  The URL in the source is invalid.  We special-case it for
purposes of following the link because it was a common enough problem to warrant
such special-casing....

Updated

17 years ago
Target Milestone: --- → Future
*** Bug 137611 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 5

16 years ago
qa contact -> pmac
QA Contact: tpreston → pmac

Comment 6

15 years ago
This bug is targeted at a Mac classic platform/OS, which is no longer supported
by mozilla.org. Please re-target it to another platform/OS if this bug applies
there as well or resolve this bug.

I will resolve this bug as WONTFIX in four weeks if no action has been taken.
To filter this and similar messages out, please filter for "mac_cla_reorg".

Updated

15 years ago
OS: Mac System 9.x → All
Hardware: Macintosh → All
Assignee: bross2 → nobody
QA Contact: pmac

Comment 7

10 years ago
This bug hasen't been touched for years and is clearly unowned. Moving back to default assignee/QA so that people, who are watching those can accurately triage this bug.

Also resetting Priority, Target Milestone, Status Whiteboard and Status.
QA Contact: drag-drop
Target Milestone: Future → ---
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