Open Bug 1330343 Opened 3 years ago Updated 2 months ago
Anything visited from the locationbar is marked as "typed"
Recent changes to urlbarBindings.xml made us always (apart from a few cases like switch to tab) go through _loadURL. Or maybe we always did, but now we have a bunch of new result types. _loadURL calls addToUrlbarHistory(url); that calls PlacesUIUtils.markPageAsTyped. first, addToUrlbarHistory should imo be removed, and markPageAsTyped should grow an optional "win" argument. At least it will be clear what it does. This creates a bias on autofill and frecency, that may not always be wanted. We should not mark as typed any kind of result, it should rather be an opt-in depending on the result type (good for visiturl, not for search suggestions, for example).
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