when about::blank is set to home, it won't load while viewing another page.

VERIFIED INVALID

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VERIFIED INVALID
14 years ago
12 years ago

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(Reporter: enc, Assigned: Blake Ross)

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Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040626 Firefox/0.8
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040626 Firefox/0.8

i set my home page to about::blank. when i open firefox it works fine then i go
to a site like google for eg. and when i press home it doesn't do anything it
just remains on the webpage im currently viewing.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.set homepage to about::blank
2.view another site
3.click home button


Actual Results:  
it didn't take me to my home page which is about::blank

Expected Results:  
tooken me to a blank webpage ... about::blank.

Comment 1

14 years ago
try using about:blank
There should only be 1 colon.

Comment 2

14 years ago
WFM with about:blank as homepage
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040913
Firefox/0.10

about::blank is no valid homepage so INVALID
It's about:blank, not about::blank.

-> Invalid.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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 → preferences
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