clicking on link in message window hits the server twice



MailNews: Message Display
16 years ago
12 years ago


(Reporter: deneen, Unassigned)


Windows 2000

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16 years ago
Clicking on a link in the message window hits the server twice.  

This is problematic for sites which email a link to verify an account, as some
of them check to see if an account has already been verified.  This would
confuse a lot of people.

Comment 1

16 years ago
right clicking on a link and selecting "Open in New Window", it does not double tap.

I re-checked this in 2002071608 trunk, and it still happens there as well.

Comment 2

16 years ago
Looks like good ol' cache problem. 
Please look at bug 121084 and check if your bug is sensitive to cache settings
in the same manner. If yes, then it's most likely a dupe.

Comment 3

16 years ago
My cache setting is set to "When the page is out of date"

People mentioned that they had the image loading problem with multiple cache

I don't understand why right clicking and choosing "Open in new window" would
change anything in the way the cache works.

Comment 4

15 years ago
*** Bug 185173 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 5

15 years ago
Can you provide a specific site with a specific with email link?
I believe this might be either fixed by bug 121084 or will be
fixed with bug 89419, but would like to check.
(seth sorry to poke my nose in this)

Comment 6

15 years ago
I don't have a specific site on hand, but try sending yourself an email with a
url in it, pointing to a server where you can tail the logs.

Here is what my logs look like: - - [03/Apr/2003:14:56:05 -0500] "GET /fsdfsd HTTP/1.1" 404 96
"-" "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.4a) Gecko/20030403" - - [03/Apr/2003:14:56:06 -0500] "GET /fsdfsd HTTP/1.1" 404 96
"-" "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.4a) Gecko/20030403" - - [03/Apr/2003:14:56:06 -0500] "GET / HTTP/1.1" 200 335 "-"
"Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.4a) Gecko/20030403" - - [03/Apr/2003:14:56:06 -0500] "GET /images/splash.gif
HTTP/1.1" 200 143362 "" "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U;
Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.4a) Gecko/20030403"

I only clicked once.  I have the server set up with a custom 404 redirect.  The
logs show only one redirect happening... 

Comment 7

15 years ago
just an additional note..

I don't know if this makes a difference.. I did not read the maybe-related bugs
very thoroughly, but this one does not deal with any images.  Obviously the
cache is involved in both cases.. but this is a fresh made-up link.  It
shouldn't ever be in the cache when you click on it.

Product: Browser → Seamonkey


13 years ago
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