firefox changes the url of sites that are not found, to lowercase

RESOLVED WONTFIX

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RESOLVED WONTFIX
3 years ago
3 years ago

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(Reporter: rezad1393, Unassigned)

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41 Branch
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Description

3 years ago
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:41.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/41.0
Build ID: 20151001044230

Steps to reproduce:

1- enter this url 'http://UPPERcase.com/'



Actual results:

when the site is not found ,the url get converted to lower case as in 
'http://uppercase.com/'


Expected results:

it shouldn't change the url from uppercase to lowercase

Comment 1

3 years ago
DNS is not case-sensitive, so when we normalize the URL it is always going to be lowercase. We display the normalized URL in error messages, so WONTFIX.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 3 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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Comment 2

3 years ago
is there anyway I can disable this normalization?
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