Snippets of code text appear in random locations of page layout, makes a mess of the formatting.

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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RESOLVED EXPIRED
16 years ago
13 years ago

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(Reporter: regstrat, Assigned: darin.moz)

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Windows 98
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Description

16 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.3) Gecko/20030312
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.3) Gecko/20030312

It looks like random snippets of page source code get interpreted as displayed
text instead of as formatting commands.  Sometimes the effect is just a few
harmless stray characters on the page.  Sometimes a big chunk of a table gets
malformed.  Clicking 'Reload' gets a re-randomized assortment of layout garbage.  

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. go to intellicast.com
2. in the boxes at top right enter [Seattle  ][WA     ]
3. find garbage on page
4. reload or try a different city to see different garbage


Actual Results:  
Garbage happens almost every time.

Expected Results:  
Display like Mozilla1.1

This bug may be similar to bug 191713

The problem is more severe on the logged-in pages at yahoo mail or netflix.  
The intellicast.com example is less severe, but no login required.

Mozilla1.1 works ok.  Opera6.2 and Netscape4.7 work ok.
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Comment 1

16 years ago
Created attachment 118636 [details]
screenshot

example of the the display problem on intellicast.com
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Comment 2

16 years ago
Created attachment 118637 [details]
screenshot

example of the display problem at yahoo mail
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Comment 3

16 years ago
Created attachment 118638 [details]
screenshot

example of display problem at netflix.com

Comment 4

16 years ago
Try the latest nightly build ( espically if you have pipelining turn on ) and
say if the bug still is occuring.

If so the bug is http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=140530.

Comment 5

16 years ago
WFM 2003032503 PC/WinXP
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Comment 6

16 years ago
The problem is still present on version 1.4a
Pipelining is off.
Piplining was off on 1.3 too.  
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Comment 7

16 years ago
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.4a) Gecko/20030329
This problem is present in this Mozilla version.
This looks like Networking, or maybe Parser.
Assignee: other → darin
Component: Layout → Networking: HTTP
QA Contact: ian → httpqa
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Last Resolved: 13 years ago
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