From Bugzilla Helper: User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win 9x 4.90; en-US; rv:1.0.0+) Gecko/20020508 BuildID: 20020508 If I open this webpage the plug-in finder tries to find a plug-in for mimetype=audio/midi without success. There is no need in having this plug-in and I would be very glad if I could view the website without being automatically redirected to plug-in finder website. Although you don´t need to have the plug-in, there is no way to view the website. I really would like this to be changed. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Open a website with an uninstalled plug-in. Actual Results: redirection to http://cgi.netscape.com/cgi-bin/plug-in_finder.cgi?mimetype=... Expected Results: nothing
When I open this site, I do not get redirected and there is no plugin dialog.... (and no, I have no MIDI plugin). Do you get redirected automatically, or do you get a dialog that offers "OK" and "Cancel" options?
I am able to view the page for about one second. After that it redirects to Netscape plug-in finder without any dialog boxes. By the way: The website I meant is http://www.tv-quoten.de/index2.html. I found an other website with the same behaviour: http://www.miditrax.com
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
check ur pref under edit|prefs|navigator|helper app. uncheck it if u don't want to use it.
>>check ur pref under edit|prefs|navigator|helper app. uncheck it if u don't want >>to use it. I´m very sorry but this doesn´t change anything.
well, then make changes to quicktime and let it handle this mime type..u will need it anyway?
Er, what does QuickTime have to do with this? Reporter, if you uncheck the "Always use PFS" option and restart mozilla, does this problem go away? If not, then the option needs to be fixed to work. If the option _does_ work but needs a restart, our wording should say that.
PFS will be invoked in this case all the time..no matter what since the web author has not specified any "pluginspage" or "pluginurl" attribute. code looks like this: <EMBED SRC=" http://www.tv-quoten.de/Freunde_fuers_Leben.mid" HEIGHT=2 WIDTH=2 AUTOSTART=TRUE HIDDEN=TRUE LOOP=TRUE> PFS logic is supposed to take over in such a case even if the check box is selected or not. Peter, can u pls confirm this? I tried this test, it took me here : http://cgi.netscape.com/cgi-bin/plug-in_finder.cgi?mimetype=audio/mid which seems correct
Boris: by quicktime , I meant...to not see this in the first place (to not let PFS take over), let some plugin already handle the '.mid'extension ;). why be left out ?
and,btw, PFS does not need a restart, I confirmed. Closing the Prefs dialog sets/resets it. wfm ?
So.. let me get this straight. Loading that page, _by_design_ will immediately take you to a different page? And not allow you to view the page you actually want? With no way to disable it? As for why not quicktime... how about "I don't want my computer playing sounds at me from web pages"? That's not being left out, that's keeping my sanity.
I think the user shouldn´t be forced to install a plug-in when it´s not really needed to view the site. I really don´t like programs that don´t let me choose wether I want to install a programm or not.
The redirect to the PFS is by design if the web author does not include the appropriate information. If you decide you do not want to download the plug-in, just hit the back button and you will be returned to the page. Once you return to the page, you should not be redirected again. If you are, then that is a bug. Not viewing or opting to not view the plug-in will be part of the Plug-in Manager. The user will have the ability to select "Do not display." Other viewing capabilites will also be present.
> Loading that page, _by_design_ will immediately take you to a different page? And not allow you to view the page you actually want? With no way to disable it? Firstly, the page that loads asking user to downlad plugin is a new window and not the same browser window. SO the user can get away with it by closing that window. Now..I amnot justifying that this is correct..but to solve this issue and to maintain ur sanity:)...the bug to implement Plugins Manager might take care of these issues (bug 19118).marking this wfm.. pls reopen with a justification, Thx!
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
To #12: If I hit the back button I AM redirected again. To #13: The plug-in site DOES open in the same window. So there is no way to view the original website without installing the plug-in.
how about Edit|Prefs|Advanced|Scripts & Widnows Check the first selection and tell me what happens? Mine was ON by defauly..I never set it.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Edit|Prefs|Advanced|Scripts & Widnows Checking "Open unrequested windows" doesn´t change anything.
Edit|Prefs|Advanced|Scripts & Widnows Checking "Open link in new window" WORKS as workaround but each visit on the website will open new plug-in-windows.
Aha. See bug 130337 -- this is very similar... Reopening and marking dependent; this bug could also be fixed by using window.open() in the PFS instead of redirecting to a target="_new/_blank" as we seem to do.
Status: VERIFIED → REOPENED
Depends on: 130337
Resolution: WORKSFORME → ---
for once, I felt that this might be an issue...but was lazy to test it out. Thx, serge !!
Created attachment 83118 [details] test case WIDTH & HEIGHT too small WIDTH & HEIGHT too small (no pazzle image) there is no way to involve PFS.
Priority: -- → P3
Whiteboard: [PL Mgr]
Target Milestone: --- → Future
The plug-ins triage team (av, beppe, peterl, serge and shrir) have reviewed this issue and have made the following determination: This will be resolved through bug 56106 *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 56106 ***
Status: REOPENED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 17 years ago → 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
mass duplicate verifications . For filtering purposes, pls use keywd "massdupverification"
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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