Just going to this url will close the browser window, no warning or anything. Any other windows will continue as before. If you have multiple tabs open, it will still shut down the entire window, not just the tab. I had my prefs set to reopen the last url visited - which was this url, so every time I opened Mozilla it instantly shut right back down. So MAKE SURE to have other Mozilla windows open before going to this url. (And then click on some other link in the other window, to reset your last url.)
Reporter: Please always specify which "Build ID" you are using, as found in the title bar of the main Mozilla window.
Build ID: 2002 01 30 03. Windows 2000. WFM.
Build ID: 2001122108 I tried to set it in the version drop down, but all it had was "Other". I did some more investigation, for various reasons my proxy server is returning this page as a window.close() script instead of the real page. So; this bug is actually: when opening a page with a window.close() script in it, Mozilla shuts down the window without asking the user first. Per the spec: the browser needs to ask permission to close the window, unless the window was created in a script. This is also related to bug 103452. I will attach a small page with a window.close in it to demonstrate.
Severity: critical → major
Summary: shuts down browser window instantly - with no warning → window.close() shuts down browser window with no warning
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
duplicate of "close() can close windows it doesn't own" *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 32571 ***
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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