User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7b) Gecko/20040316 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7b) Gecko/20040316 The autocomplete feature does not properly put the entire contents of a URL into the location bar, specifically any part of the URL that comes *before* what the user typed. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: Example: the URL "http://www.website.com/" is in the History. The user types "websi" into the Location Bar. Autocomplete shows the remainder of the URL, so the Location Bar now contains "website.com/". The user presses Enter. Assuming the web server accepts a cropped URL like that (not all do), once the page loads the Location Bar will contain "http://website.com/". This is incorrect, because it is missing the "www.". It should read "http://www.website.com/". Other browsers handle this situation in a variety of ways. On IE for Win, typing only "websi" does not actually trigger the autocomplete feature because technically you aren't typing the same URL. IE does a full text search through the history though, so www.website.com would appear in the search results drop-down below the Location Bar. Safari for MacOS X does exactly what I think Mozilla should be doing as I've described above. ;-)
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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