User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041103 Firefox/1.0RC2 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041103 Firefox/1.0RC2 When I visit www.versiontracker.com via my Mac (OS X 10.3.5) and then visit any page linked under the "Today's Mac OS X Updates:" list there, I get a significant sized rectangular 'empty' area near the top left of the page. Initially its blank, but when I scroll down the page (it scrolls out of sight) and then back up to the top... then its got a duplicate of some other part of the page in its area. Switching to another 'tab', and then back, leaves a chunk of the other frame overlayed on it. Refreshing the page doesn't help. Disabling Adblock doesn't help. I don't see this behavior with any other browser (including latest Mozilla), and I didn't see it with earlier versions of FireFox either. Restarting FireFox doesn't help. Restarting the computer doesn't help. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Visit www.versiontracker.com 2. Click on any links in the "Today's Mac OS X Updates:" 3. On the new page, scroll around or switch to another tab and back. See problem. Actual Results: A dead iframe near the top left of the page retains whatever was displayed their previously via scrolling or tab switching.... rather than what should be there. Expected Results: The dead iframe should not be there, obscuring what is supposed to be under it. http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?t=163211 shows that someone else reproduced it on Firefox, and that it doesn't occur with Mozilla proper.
Tested on other Macintosh OS X machines with same results. Tested on Win2K Machine (Dell) withOUT the problem appearing!
reproduced on Mac OS X 10.3.5 after upgrading to newer Firefox: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0
Created attachment 170051 [details] White overlay in upper left corner This is a sample of what you first see when you go to a product description page.
Created attachment 170052 [details] One sample of repeated page image overlays after scrolling down and up. Shows one type of replicated image of section of the page after scrolling.
I don't know if the cause of this bug is a dead iframe but I can confirm that there is a white rectangle that appears as an overlay in the upper left corner of product description pages. When you narrow the browser window, the right side of the page slides under the white layer. I have attached screen captures. It happens on every VersionTracker product information page on Mac OSX. Another bug report is similar this bug: #265718 but only reports the garbage that happens when you scroll back up. I started seeing this problem with v 10.3.5 and it hasn't been fixed with 10.3.7.
Comment on attachment 170051 [details] White overlay in upper left corner Don't request review on attachments that aren't patches.
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