Search results have URIs for locales different than content displays



11 years ago
9 years ago


(Reporter: cilias, Assigned: laura)


Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)


(Whiteboard: sumo_only, URL)



11 years ago
1. Search for "proxy connection".
2. The third result should be 
"Firefox cannot load web sites but other programs can

The proxy server is refusing connections; Server not found. Verify that your connection settings in Firefox are correct. You can use the settings of a ... "

3. Look at the URI. It's <,+%D0%B0%D0%BB%D0%B5+%D1%96%D0%BD%D1%88%D1%96+%D0%B1%D1%80%D0%B0%D1%83%D0%B7%D0%B5%D1%80%D0%B8,+%D0%BD%D0%B0%D0%BF%D1%80%D0%B8%D0%BA%D0%BB%D0%B0%D0%B4,+Internet+Explorer+-+%D0%BC%D0%BE%D0%B6%D1%83%D1%82%D1%8C>.

It should be <>.

(That Ukrainian article is also currently in the staging area.)

Comment 1

11 years ago
I'm making this critical.  It's impossible to do LiveChat when you can't give people links to articles that make sense.  Most of our new helpers don't know how to manually make new URLs and it would slow them down a lot if they can't just click on a search result and copy over the URL.  (Especially since it works fine on some pages and not on others.)

My testcase is search on:

smart bookmark folders

first link is Smart Bookmarks Folders but the URL is (Japanese)  The content is English. works fine if you manually enter it but (easy typo) gives a scary 404.  We can't have that when our helpers are giving out links.
Severity: normal → critical

Comment 2

11 years ago
After discussion, splitting the difference and calling it major.
Severity: critical → major

Comment 3

11 years ago
Laura will take it.
Assignee: nelson → laura
I don't see this anymore. Chris?

Comment 5

10 years ago
No, but search results do still contain links to articles in other locales. I wonder if this is a result of l10n fallback. :-\
That sounds like a separate bug though.
Last Resolved: 10 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED

Comment 7

10 years ago
Okay, should I bother filing a bug, or is that going to be fixed when we switch search engines?
File a bug to keep track of it, seeing as it's now official that you like to file bugs. :)

Comment 9

10 years ago
FWIW, bug 459328
Whiteboard: sumo_only
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