Mozilla 1.0RC3 build 2002052306. While browsing a ftp site, attempted to download a .tar.gz archive. Mozilla's Save As dialog presented me with the name.tar.gz.tar and file type *.tar Check URL above and try to download any of the 3 archives there. Attempted the same download with Netscape 4.75 and I got a dialog asking what to do with Content-type application/x-tar, however, Netscape's Save As dialog presented the correct filename (name.tar.gz) whereas Mozilla's added automatically a .tar to it. Expected behaviour: Mozilla should not change the names of files it downloads and saves to disk. Possibly only one exception, for HTML files with the proper content-type and only if link does not feature a filename (ie save to disk http://www.mozilla.org into www.mozilla.org.htm) Very bad example of current behaviour: link in page <a href="test.c">test.c</a> server returns Content-Type: text/plain Mozilla offers to save file test.c.txt Forcing the user to check carefully the name chosen by Mozilla to save is an unwanted and unnecessary burden and leading to annoyance. (either watch out for the names Mozilla wants to save, or be ready to rename files on disk after wandering why you don't find what you downloaded, or why it doesn't work.)
Reporter, please always search for existing bugs. pi *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 120327 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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