mozilla should show download progress in KB or MB even when file size is unknown



Core Graveyard
File Handling
15 years ago
2 years ago


(Reporter: SSokolow, Assigned: Bill Law)




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15 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

mozilla does not show the amount of data downloaded while downloading a file of
unknown size. On the other hand, Internet Explorer does and while I would never
switch back, I find this omission irritating.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to download a file from a server from which mozilla cannot get the file size.
Actual Results:  
Mozilla showed a download progress window which did not show the progress in
kilobytes or megabytes

Expected Results:  
Mozilla should have showed a running counter of the current amount of data
Assignee: dougt → law
Component: Networking: FTP → File Handling
Keywords: helpwanted
OS: Windows 98 → All
QA Contact: benc → petersen
Hardware: PC → All

Comment 2

13 years ago
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.8b2) Gecko/20050328

I've seen the Transferred count increase as wanted in Download Manager many
times (including with the above build). Haven't tested the Progress dialog.

Reporter, can you confirm the wanted behaviour with a recent build?
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Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
Product: Core → Core Graveyard
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