blank page if page load interrupted

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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Firefox
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major
RESOLVED EXPIRED
14 years ago
12 years ago

People

(Reporter: Thomas Quas, Assigned: Blake Ross)

Tracking

1.0 Branch
All
Linux
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Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X; en) AppleWebKit/125.2 (KHTML, like Gecko) Safari/125.8
Build Identifier: 

Whenver I click on a link and change my mind, press ESC key, Firefox seems to be in non-interruptable 
mode until it completed downloading the page. My impression is that the browser's responsiveness 
should be improved, read: Firefox has to stop wasting my time--which is particularly true with slow 
connections.

To make things worse, after downloading the page, Firefox recognizes me having pressed ESC, cleans 
the display, and remains in waiting mode. Wouldn't it be much better to keep the old page displayed? I 
do think so.


Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Click link
2. press ESC while browser loads page
3. 
Actual Results:  
blank page

Expected Results:  
display old page

Comment 1

14 years ago
Reporter: Are you talking about Firefox 0.8 or 0.9.x? If 0.8, can you please try
with Firefox 0.9.2 again?
(Reporter)

Comment 2

14 years ago
I'm using 0.8.

2 days left till 0.9.1-5 hits Debian sid. I'll check it. Has anybody else a
chance to test this with 0.9.2?

Comment 3

14 years ago
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040926 Firefox/0.10

Pressing escape when a page is loading instantly stops said page load.

Reporter, note that Firefox 1.0PR (a.k.a. 0.10) is now out, so you should verify
that the problem still exists in that, not 0.9.2.
(Reporter)

Comment 4

13 years ago
$ dpkg -l mozilla-firefox
ii  mozilla-firefo 1.0-2          lightweight web browser based on Mozilla

I'm still seeing the same behavior. If you wait till the browser is about to
switch pages, then press ESC, you'll end up with a blank page.
Version: unspecified → 1.0 Branch
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Last Resolved: 12 years ago
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