finite length animated gifs does not restart on reload

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Core
ImageLib
P3
normal
7 months ago
7 months ago

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(Reporter: roxana.leitan@softvision.ro, Unassigned)

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Description

7 months ago
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:55.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/55.0
Build ID: 20170515030205

[Affected versions]:
Nightly 55.0a1

[Affected platforms]:
Windows 10, Mac OS X 10.12

[Steps to reproduce]:
1.Launch Nightly 55.0a1 with a new profile
2.Navigate to https://i.imgur.com/SAl5B1a.gif
3.Wait until the animation stops
4.Reload tab

[Expected result]:
The tab should be reloaded and the animation should start again

[Actual result]:
The animation is not playing
How we handle finite length gifs doesn't follow expectations in many cases, it's been that way for a long time, there are probably old bugs on this.
Summary: Some animated gifs are not reloaded → finite length animated gifs does not restart on reload
Priority: -- → P3
Whiteboard: [gfx-noted]
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