User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.6a) Gecko/20031102 Firebird/0.7+ (Gcc 3.3.1 i686 optimized - MozJF) Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.6a) Gecko/20031102 Firebird/0.7+ (Gcc 3.3.1 i686 optimized - MozJF) Disabling 'browser.chrome.site_icons' (set to 'false'), which should only disable favicons in bookmarks, also disables favicons in the location bar. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. set 'browser.chrome.favicons' to 'true' (favicons in location bar should be enabled) 2. set 'browser.chrome.site_icons' to 'false' (favicons in bookmarks should be disabled) Actual Results: Favicons are not shown in the location bar. Expected Results: Favicons shuld be diabled in bookmarks, but shown in location bar. I'm using Preferential 0.5.3 extension and don't know if the description of the pref (and so my expectation) is correct. However 'browser.chrome.site_icons' seems to have no effect.
-> bookmarks pch, I took a brief look at lxr, what exactly should each pref do?
Assignee: blake → p_ch
Component: General → Bookmarks
QA Contact: mpconnor
If the descripton in Preferential 0.5.3a ( http://preferential.mozdev.org/ ) is right: browser.chrome.favicons -> enable/disable favicons in location bar browser.chrome.site_icons -> enable/disable favicons in bookmarks
Here's how I think these two preferences work. There are two ways of getting an icon to appear in the URLbar. First, you can place a favicon.ico file at the root of the web site. This feature requires both preferences to be true. This type of icon may (or may not, depending on the file itself!) appear next to bookmarks. There are many examples of this type of web page. Try news.bbc.co.uk for one that appears in bookmarks, or www.jobserve.com for one that doesn't. Or, you can add an HTML LINK tag explicitly specifying an image file (only ico or png, I think). www.mozilla.org is one of the few examples of this. Note that the LINK tag in particular has a number of problems and is likely to disappear and reappear at various times. I think this is related to whether firebird looks in the cache or not. Hope I got that all right. Whether this is the intended or desired behaviour I don't know.
this is not a bug. this is as expected.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
sorry for bugspam, long-overdue mass reassign of ancient QA contact bugs, filter on "beltznerLovesGoats" to get rid of this mass change
QA Contact: mconnor → bookmarks
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