User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0 If an URL is entered with a space between "http://" and "www...", for example "http:// www.mozilla.org", Firefox reports that "the connection was refused while attempting to contact [...]". The message is incorrect, it should clearly say that it's a malformed URL. This is quite a frequent typo in web pages, and NOT easily detected, and the message leads people into error thinking that the site might be down or something like that. P.S. I also think that Firebird should report as malformed URLs like "http:// www.mozilla..org", "http.//www.mozilla.org/", "http;//www.mozilla.org/" etc. and should not try to load them ! Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.Enter "http:// www.mozilla.org" 2.Hit enter 3.See the message
Assignee: firefox → darin
Component: General → Networking
Product: Firefox → Core
QA Contact: general → benc
Version: unspecified → Trunk
I get " www.mozilla.org could not be found. Please check the name and try again." as the error message...
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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