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Wrong message is displayed when trying to allow permanent access to your screen or window

VERIFIED FIXED in Firefox 55

Status

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Firefox
Site Identity and Permission Panels
P2
normal
VERIFIED FIXED
a month ago
6 days ago

People

(Reporter: Hani Yacoub, Assigned: Nihanth)

Tracking

(Blocks: 1 bug)

54 Branch
Firefox 55
Points:
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Dependency tree / graph

Firefox Tracking Flags

(firefox54 affected, firefox55 verified)

Details

(Whiteboard: [fxprivacy])

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Attachments

(2 attachments)

(Reporter)

Description

a month ago
Created attachment 8837666 [details]
Screen_permanent_access.png

[Affected versions]: 
Nightly 54.0a1

[Affected platforms]:
All platforms: Ubuntu 16.04 x64, Windows 10 x 64, Mac OS X 10.11

[Steps to reproduce]:
1. Go to https://people-mozilla.org/~fqueze2/webrtc/
2. Click on "Screen".
3. Check "Remember this decision".

[Expected result]:
"%S can not allow permanent access to your screen." message is displayed.

[Actual result]:
"Nightly can not allow permanent access to your screen without asking which one to share." message is displayed.
(Reporter)

Updated

a month ago
Blocks: 1188147
Whiteboard: [fxprivacy] [triage]
Florian do you have any thoughts here?
Flags: needinfo?(florian)
Priority: -- → P2
Whiteboard: [fxprivacy] [triage] → [fxprivacy]
I don't remember the outcome of the discussion we had with Michelle about this string. Either of the strings mentioned in comment 0 seem technically accurate, but I guess the shorter "can not allow permanent access to your screen." may be less confusing to users.
Flags: needinfo?(florian)
(Reporter)

Comment 3

17 days ago
This bug was logged based on comment https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1319112#c22.
(Assignee)

Updated

16 days ago
Assignee: nobody → nhnt11
Blocks: 1319112
Comment hidden (mozreview-request)

Comment 5

10 days ago
mozreview-review
Comment on attachment 8846636 [details]
Bug 1339848 - Simplify the string used to indicate that permanent access to the screen cannot be granted.

https://reviewboard.mozilla.org/r/119656/#review121516
Attachment #8846636 - Flags: review?(florian) → review+

Comment 6

8 days ago
Pushed by nhnt11@gmail.com:
https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/autoland/rev/a77ebcd6f910
Simplify the string used to indicate that permanent access to the screen cannot be granted. r=florian
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED

Comment 7

7 days ago
bugherder
https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/a77ebcd6f910
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 7 days ago
status-firefox55: --- → fixed
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 55
(Reporter)

Comment 8

6 days ago
Build ID: 20170317030204
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:55.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/55.0

Verified as fixed on Firefox Nightly 55.0a1 on Windows 10 x 64, Mac OS X 10.12 and Ubuntu 16.04 x64.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
status-firefox55: fixed → verified
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