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about.com - using window.id to refer to elements

RESOLVED FIXED

Status

Tech Evangelism Graveyard
English US
RESOLVED FIXED
15 years ago
3 years ago

People

(Reporter: Dave Carpenter, Unassigned)

Tracking

Details

(Whiteboard: [syntax-js][hascontact], URL)

(Reporter)

Description

15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:0.9.4) Gecko/20011022 Netscape6/6.2
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:0.9.4) Gecko/20011022 Netscape6/6.2

javascript:compile("name") 
does nothing. 

On the web page, above, click on any of the phone manufacturer names listed in
"Step #2" about halfway down the page. 

No resulting actions.

(I am really a bit clueless as to java, in general, so much of my report is
given by taking general aim at what I think is the problem. All I really know is
the action I take and the (lack) of results.)

Is this problem with Mozilla's java implementation? Or the Mac's java package?
The OS?

Can it be fixed in Moz? Or is it forever left to Apple to implement java properly?

Thanks,
Dave Carpenter

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Load page
2. Paste ring tone text string into the text field in Step #1'
(here's a sample ring tone: 3 E-1 R1 G-1 R1 D#1 R1 D2 R1 R1 G-1 A#-1 R1 B-2 R2
G-1 R1
3. Click on a phone manufacturer link (ie, Nokia, or Motorola)
4. See lack of results
Actual Results:  
nada

Expected Results:  
read the text placed in the text field, interpret it, and paste the new text
back into the field. 

none

Comment 1

15 years ago
Please do not report Netscape 6.2 bugs here.

However, confirming using Phoenix 20021207 (CVS) on Linux, JavaScript console:

Error: txtComments is not defined
Source File: http://cellphones.about.com/library/bl_rc.htm
Line: 300

Code shows:

[...]
function compile(rcarg) {
	var rcrt = txtComments.value + ","
[...]

which is incorrect.

Propose to move to Tech Evangelism.
OS: Mac System 9.x → All
Hardware: Macintosh → All
Whiteboard: [syntax-js]

Comment 2

15 years ago
-> Tech Evang
Assignee: rogerl → susiew
Component: JavaScript Engine → US General
Product: Browser → Tech Evangelism
QA Contact: pschwartau → zach
Version: Trunk → unspecified
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Summary: java won't compile → using window.id to refer to elements

Comment 3

15 years ago
contact: Eric Bernatchez cellphones.guide@about.com
from http://cellphones.about.com/mpremail.htm
Whiteboard: [syntax-js] → [syntax-js][hascontact]

Comment 4

15 years ago
-->doron
Assignee: susiew → doron

Updated

15 years ago
Summary: using window.id to refer to elements → about.com - using window.id to refer to elements

Updated

15 years ago
Keywords: evang500

Comment 5

15 years ago
tech evang june 2003 reorg
Assignee: doron → english-us
QA Contact: zach → english-us

Comment 6

13 years ago
Fixed.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Product: Tech Evangelism → Tech Evangelism Graveyard
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