User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20021130 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20021130 I tend to avoid paying bills online because I like having the hard copy of the bill that I get when it comes in the mail. A lot of sites only keep your bills for X number of months, which is frustrating when I go to do my taxes later only to discover that I can't write-off certain things because the invoices no longer exist. However, there are some obvious benefits to paying online, such as a reduced chance of check-writing errors and lost mail, so I would ideally like to elimate the downsides to paying online, and I think that Mozilla could do this (and perhaps this would end up being a good selling point over IE if other people like the idea). The idea is to have a "recording mode" for Mozilla. You would press the "record" button and then every web page you look at would be automatically archived to disk and all of the data that you fill out in the forms would get archived as well. So, when I would go to pay my monthly bills, I would hit the "record" button, browse to all the billing sites, view the bills, authorize payment, and then that's it. I'd have an automatic archive of my bills without the hassle and mess of dealing with paper. I could come back later, select the date of the archive, and hit "play" to see all the pages that were captured. Of course, plenty of other things could be recorded as well, such as HTTP request and reponse headers, page pre-requisites (images, etc.), time spent on pages, etc. I am personally most interested in a page snapshotting feature, although I know some other people who would be interested in the header logging (they deserve credit for some of this idea). Regardless of whether you like the idea or not, keep up the great work - Mozilla is the best! Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: N/A Actual Results: N/A Expected Results: N/A
Header logging is already possible -- see http://www.mozilla.org/projects/netlib/http/http-debugging.html I wonder how feasible it would be to do this as an extension; it seems to me that the core APIs to do what's desired are mostly there and all that's needed is the front-end support...
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Hello, I would still very much like to see this feature added, so I request that the bug not be closed yet. Thanks, - Tim Macinta
This might work well as an extension, but doesn't really have enough appeal to be included in the core browser. Particularly troublesome would be either storing the web pages in a the filesystem with structure/format a user could understand or to include some sort of playback facility within the browser.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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