User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.3) Gecko/20030312 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.3) Gecko/20030312 1) Select any URL from the URL bar and hit enter. 2) If a timeout occurs then the URL is eliminated from the URL bar (i.e. typing in the same URL as was just typed in will not bring up the last entered-in option). I understand that this is a "feature" for URL's that aren't correct. However, my ISP has been somewhat flaky the last couple of weeks and often I have to try 2-3 times to reach a site. This requires me typing in the same URL (or part of it, if something else in the hierarchy was already present) several times and is annoying. This can also happen due to a site getting slashdotted. A fix should be quite simple: Save a boolean along with each address to indicate whether the address has ever been successfully loaded. If it has, then don't eliminate it due to a timeout (only when the last time it was loaded becomes out of date). Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Select a URL from the URL bar 2. A timeout must occur (for this URL) 3. Try typing in the URL again, it doesn't appear in the URL bar.
I (the reporter of this bug) have since updated my setting for the URL Bar to display only URL's that I have typed. Now after a timeout the typed-in URL remains (i.e. it is not eliminated).
I see this bug when opening several tabs in forums. I often loose my track of browsing because upon timeout (I have serious connection problems) the loaded tab forgets its URL and I am unable to reload the page with simply activating the URL and hitting enter.
I see this bug also. Very annoying when I open all links as new windows, in background, then close the original window. If timeout (or DNS error) happens, there's even no way left to retry the download. I was surprised pretty much that such a dataloss issue seems to have only this entry to Bugzilla, it must have been duplicated or something, but I just can't find any more known dupes. Adding myself to CC. Someone should change Severity --> major, this bug being an unrecoverable dataloss.
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