User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007 In my XUL dialog, I could not get the built-in button captions to display. The "OK" and "Cancel" buttons are shown as empty. The dialog example for the XULPlanet web site (http://www.xulplanet.com/tutorials/xultu/examples/ex_11_2_1.xul) also has the same problem. In both cases, the XUL is loaded using HTTP, not Chrome. I am unsure whether the same problem occurs using chrome. Also, I am sure the problem occurs on all platforms since I see the same results with Mozilla 1.5 under Windows 2000 and Linux. I really hope that the response will not be that remote XUL is not a goal of mozilla.org. The Mozilla Amazon Browser really shows the power that XUL could mean. It's exciting technology. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Navigate to a XUL document with a dialog as the root element using the HTTP protocol Actual Results: A dialog appears with empty buttons. Expected Results: I would expect Mozilla to display the proper captions for the platform and locale, i.e. OK and Cancel for me. I am using the modern theme, but I doubt button captions are part of the theme. Instead, I fear that the captions are DTD attributes that are not loaded unless chrome is used.
Known issue, <dialog> only works in chrome, because it needs permissions to access the dialog labels.
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I've got a patch that moves the labels from properties to entities if anyone thinks it's worth supporting <dialog> in remote chrome.
This is similar to bug 142502 for <wizard>, but I was unable to find an actual duplicate. Removing dupeme from whiteboard.
Can confirm that no Labels appear in remote sites.
Also wherever the dialog is opened or closed or a remote site via http://, the following error ir reported Error: uncaught exception: Permission denied to get property UnnamedClass.classes
There's no need for confirmation. We know what this bug is caused by. The way this issue should be fixed is described in comment 3 here, and there's a patch doing the same thing for <wizard> in bug 142502. Adding [good first bug] to whiteboard, feel free to help fixing this.
I believe the patch mentioned in the previous comment should fix the issue. Has anyone got a chance to work on this yet?
It's been a while. Can anyone reproduce the issue now?
Whether or not it can be reproduced now, we aren't going to be spending more time on remote XUL which is disabled by default. A lot has changed since 2005.
In the unlikely event that anyone wants to use remote xul, then yes, they still need to set their own dialog button captions.