Space-time continuum anomaly verified using old rules.dat

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

MailNews Core
Filters
RESOLVED EXPIRED
16 years ago
10 years ago

People

(Reporter: Andreas Troschka, Assigned: Navin Gupta)

Tracking

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Description

16 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.3a) Gecko/20021212
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.3a) Gecko/20021212

Trying to use the rules.dat file from precedent version (1.2) not all filtering
rules result as enabled.
The disabled rules can't be edited (edit button disabled).
An "Alert" box appears containing the following information:
"
The filter was probably created by future version of Mozilla/Netscape.
You cannot enable this filter because we don't know how to apply it.
"
:-)


Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:

Actual Results:  
No full compatibility with precedent versions of Mozilla.

Expected Results:  
As before, possibility to get the entire user's directory coming from the past
with all the filters working.

This should receive a particular mention for the comic efford of the programmers
involved. :-)
Product: MailNews → Core
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
Product: Core → MailNews Core
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