Closed Bug 1182433 Opened 7 years ago Closed 6 years ago

Reader View ignores the HTML tag <base>, so links having a relative path are prefixed with current path (in address bar) rather than the path specified in the <base> tag.

Categories

(Toolkit :: Reader Mode, defect)

39 Branch
defect
Not set
normal

Tracking

()

RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 1173823

People

(Reporter: info, Unassigned)

Details

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0; rv:39.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/39.0
Build ID: 20150630154324

Steps to reproduce:

Visit website www.software-quality.se/en/
Click the Reader View icon (in address bar)
Click any of the three links at the bottom of the page, for example "Software Quality Assurance".


Actual results:

Page "Requested page is missing" is displayed.
This is because the Firefox browser tries to navigate user to
http://www.software-quality.se/en/en/services/software-quality-assurance
, which is an non-existing path. Note that "en/" in the path is duplicated.

The failure occurs only when in Reader View.





Expected results:

The Firefox browser should instead have navigated me to
http://www.software-quality.se/en/services/software-quality-assurance, which it would have if it had not ignored the base path as specified in the <base> tag.
Summary: In Reader View ignores the HTML tag <base>, so links having a relative path are prefixed with current path (in address bar) rather than the path specified in the <base> tag. → Reader View ignores the HTML tag <base>, so links having a relative path are prefixed with current path (in address bar) rather than the path specified in the <base> tag.
Component: Untriaged → Reader Mode
Product: Firefox → Toolkit
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 6 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 1173823
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