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Custom MimeType is not been recognized in an anchor tag



MailNews Core
16 years ago
9 years ago


(Reporter: Nicolas Damonte, Assigned: Jean-Francois Ducarroz)


Windows XP

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16 years ago
Im developing a plugin. (Eg mimetype application/x-test) 
I build it and copy the dll to the 
plugin directory.
I send an email with:
- A text/html body 
- An embedded part application/x-

The html part has:
<EMBED type='application/x-test' SRC='cid: .....' >

I think 
that this line is correct, it runs the plugin, but I cannot get the stream! (Netscape 4.78 and 

So I tryed <a href='cid: ... '>
The Netscape 4.78 runs myPlugin but the 
2002020406 don't (It shows the embedded part as plain text).

Comment 1

15 years ago
is cid: a registered protocol Mozilla can understand?
does the problem occur to mail only or to browser as well?

Comment 2

15 years ago
Reporter: please provide a screenshot showing what netscape 4.78 does that moz
1.3.1 (or later) does not.

Comment 3

15 years ago
What kind of screenshot do you want?
Netscape 4.78 calls the program which is associated with the embedded-part's 
mime type. 
But from Netscape 6, this program is not called anymore (The content is shown 
as text).

Comment 4

15 years ago
First of all, you should not be using netscape 6. Upgrade to Netscape 7 at the
very least. I would recommend Mozilla 1.3.1

The best thing would be to load a testcase to this bug (and make a link to the
.dll file in question). If that's not possible, then take a screenshot of what
happens when you click on the link in Netscape 4.78, and in Netscape 7. Also,
give the exact text of what is the <a href

Comment 5

15 years ago
When I reported it I was using Netscape 6.
I will attach the screenshots as soon as I rebuild a tiny project to reproduce 
Product: MailNews → Core

Comment 6

13 years ago

Are you able to reproduce the problem with a more recent version of Mozilla?


Comment 7

13 years ago
I dont't have the environment to reproduce it now. When I reported the bug I was
developing a proof of concept that I don't have anymore.
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