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Popup windows in Thunderbird have strange titles

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

Thunderbird
Mail Window Front End
RESOLVED EXPIRED
13 years ago
12 years ago

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(Reporter: Stefan Persson, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)

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Description

13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.4) Gecko/20041206 Thunderbird/1.0

If a popup window appears in Thunderbird (e.g. because it is requested by a HTML
mail or an RSS feed), the title of the window becomes "Gecko".  When the
window's <title> tag has been read, it changes into the contents of the title tag.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
The http://scripts.ign.com/rss/ign.Xbox.2.0.xml RSS feed has popup windows in
some of its entries.  Subscribe to the feed & make sure that you display the
referred pages instead of the RSS summaries.  JavaScript might have to be turned on.
Actual Results:  
Popups appear.  Title = "Gecko", and later "Advertisement" because of the
<title>Advertisement</title>.

Expected Results:  
One of the following:

* Open the popup in the default web browser (e.g. Firefox or Mozilla Suite).
- or -
* Change the title to "Mozilla Thunderbird" in the first case and "Advertisement
- Mozilla Thunderbird" in the second case.

Popups should also be blockable.

Comment 1

13 years ago
WFM, linux 20050514 build.

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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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