I was trying out the 1/6/99 snapshot of Mozilla for the Mac, and noticed a problem when viewing a web page of mine (URL given above) with the apprunner program. This web page has several embedded quicktime movies using the <EMBED> tag and the Apple quicktime plugin, which are rendered by Mozilla as grey boxes with the word "EMBED" in them. Fine, plugins aren't supported yet. However, none of the text that is supposed to follow the embedded elements shows up--the page ends up with a bunch of grey boxes instead of grey boxes interspersed with text. The same page renders fine with existing browsers (e.g. IE4, Naviagator 4, et
per leger, assigning QA contacts to all open bugs without QA contacts according to list at http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/describecomponents.cgi?product=Browser
Reassigning qa contact to email@example.com.
pierre, does still seem problematic today?
Absolutely and it seems even worse because the page ends at the first grey box. Reassigned to <beard> and copied <amusil> (or was it the opposite?).
The problem here is that the referenced document doesn't contain </EMBED> tags after the <EMBED> tags, so none of the content following the first <EMBED> is seen. Under 4.5 the </EMBED> seems to be optional. So it's a parser bug. Thanks to michaelp for helping me narrow this down.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 20 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Fixed handling of <EMBED> tag.
using 3/23 build, the data following the embed element is visible, marking verified
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