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

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

Core Graveyard
File Handling
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enhancement
RESOLVED EXPIRED
15 years ago
2 years ago

People

(Reporter: SSokolow, Assigned: Bill Law)

Tracking

({helpwanted})

Trunk
helpwanted

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

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(Reporter)

Description

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
downloaded
.
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
WFM
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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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
Product: Core → Core Graveyard
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