Closed Bug 251161 Opened 18 years ago Closed 18 years ago

TB does not handle nntp:// or news:// links

Categories

(Thunderbird :: General, defect)

PowerPC
macOS
defect
Not set
normal

Tracking

(Not tracked)

RESOLVED WORKSFORME

People

(Reporter: lagrave+bugs+mozilla.org, Assigned: mscott)

References

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Details

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624 Netscape/7.1
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624 Netscape/7.1

When I encounter news:// or nntp:// links and have TB as my default news client,
clicking the links brings TB to the front and nothing more happens.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
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Expected Results:  
I want TB to connect to the server and, if a group is specified, open that group.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 202497 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 18 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Plase note that the bug that this was marked as a duplicate of is
Windows-specific and this bug is aimed at Mac OS X.

AFAIK, Windows and Mac OS X has very different mechanisms when it comes to
laucnh default programs/protocol handlers.
Status: RESOLVED → UNCONFIRMED
Resolution: DUPLICATE → ---
Tbird 1.0, OSX 10.3.latest, following a news:// URL in Firefox causes Tbird to
activate and attempt to subscribe. If the server is not in my account list, it
launches the new account wizard.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 18 years ago18 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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