Closed Bug 14695 Opened 21 years ago Closed 20 years ago

nonexistant sites should not be added to session history SH

Categories

(Core :: DOM: Navigation, defect, P3)

Other
Other
defect

Tracking

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VERIFIED FIXED

People

(Reporter: alecf, Assigned: waterson)

References

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Details

If you have are viewing a valid site, and then type in a bogus url
like http://www.alskdjflaskd.com/, the DNS lookup will fail, but the site will
be added to your session history.
This means that if you hit back, it appears to do nothing, because it goes
"back" from the nonexistant site, to the site you were looking at, which is
still on scree en.
Assignee: don → waterson
QA Contact: leger → claudius
Chris, is this you or someone else?
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Target Milestone: M13
Component: Browser-General → History
Target Milestone: M13 → M20
Looks like almost a DUP of bug 11325, "bad URLs added to browser history", 
ASSIGNED, M15 - the difference being that that bug is about the global
history and this one is about the session history. This bug also seems
responsible for "empty" entries on the Go menu.
Summary: nonexistant sites should not be added to history → nonexistant sites should not be added to session history SH
lets be sure and keep these separated for now. with the new changes to come I think SH and global will be handled differently.
*** Bug 29224 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 31037 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
wanna reel in the milestone here? similar and related bug 11325 is M15 (and rightly so)
*** Bug 31496 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
cc'ing radha
This should be fixed.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 20 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
VERIFIED Fixed on all platforms with the 200042109 builds
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Component: History: Session → Document Navigation
QA Contact: claudius → docshell
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