http://www.mozilla.org/releases/mozilla1.7a/README.html, the default value for dom.popup_maximum in 1.7a+ is 20 INVALID? or perhaps I'm misunderstanding something
Changing the value of dom.popup_maximum allows the popup windows to function as expected upto the newly set maximum value. I believe the behavior should be changed slightly though. If popup blocking has been turned off then dom.popup_maximum should not have an effect as the user is not wanting to limit popups. Also, if a site has been added to the list of allowed sites to popup windows then the number of popups should not be limited.
you can increase the pref if you want, the current behaviour is intended to provide some protection about malicious websites that could literally open hundreds of windows until your system crashes. For 99% of users, opening more than 20 windows from a single page is incredibly excessive.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
QA Contact: mconnor
Resolution: --- → INVALID
Opening 20 windows from one page is not excessive. But opening 20 windows at once might be.
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