External application fails to use mozilla to open file due to dde problems

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

Core Graveyard
File Handling
RESOLVED EXPIRED
16 years ago
2 years ago

People

(Reporter: Mats, Assigned: Bill Law)

Tracking

Trunk
x86
Windows NT

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Description

16 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2b) Gecko/20021016
Build Identifier: Mozilla 1.2b windows NT from website

QA C (a code checking program) from
http://www.programmingresearch.com/noflash_frameset.htm cannot produces output
in html-format. The application that is to open the html-file can be chosen via
browsing. ie and netscape 4.7x works fine, but mozilla fails. I think the
problem is on the dde-level

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
I am pretty sure few has this tool from
http://www.programmingresearch.com/noflash_frameset.htm but:
1.Analyse file with qa c
2.choose mozilla as application to open html output with
3.dubble click the file
4.Mozilla opens but no file is.

Actual Results:  
Mozilla opens but no file is open in it. I can only see my default home page


Some loggs from ddespy. First working with netscape, then not working with
mozilla 1.2b:

Task:0x164 Time:88234125 hwndTo=0x90716 Message(Sent)=Initiate:
               hwndFrom=0x1101f4, App=0xc02e("netscape")
               Topic=Item==xc022("WWW_ShowFile")

Task:0x11f Time:88234140 hwndTo=0x1101f4 Message(Sent)=Ack:
               hwndFrom=0xb0724, App=0xc02e("netscape")status=c02e(fAck fBusy )
               Topic=Item==xc022("WWW_ShowFile")

Task:0x164 Time:88234156 hwndTo=0xb0724 Message(Posted)=Request:
               hwndFrom=0x1101f4, fmt=0x1(""CF_TEXT)
               Item=0xc020(""P:\PVCS\S6sesm\QAC\Resul...")                        

Task:0x11f Time:88234218 hwndTo=0x1101f4 Message(Posted)=Data:
               hwndFrom=0xb0724, Status=3000(fRelease fRequested )
fmt=0x1("CF_TEXT")
               Data           " "                                                 
               Item=0xc020(""P:\PVCS\S6sesm\QAC\Resul...")                        

Task:0x164 Time:88234218 hwndTo=0xb0724 Message(Posted)=Terminate:
               hwndFrom=0x1101f4,



Not working with mozilla (lots and lots of times):
Task:0x164 Time:161983062 hwndTo=0x300f8 Message(Sent)=Initiate:
               hwndFrom=0xa0924, App=0xc01b("mozilla")
               Topic=0xc034("WWW_ShowFile")
.
Assignee: asa → law
Component: Browser-General → File Handling
QA Contact: asa → petersen
(Reporter)

Comment 2

16 years ago
I am using mozilla 1.2 for windows at work, but reporting from home. That is why
it looks funny with the user-agent and the build identifier.

I think the problem is that mozilla and netscape is somewhat incompatible on the
dde level but I don't understand much of that.stuff.
Component: File Handling → Browser-General
QA Contact: petersen → asa

Comment 3

16 years ago
->File Handling
Assignee: law → asa

Comment 4

16 years ago
really assigning

sorry for the spam
Assignee: asa → law
Component: Browser-General → File Handling
QA Contact: asa → petersen
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