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dragevents.html example code doesn't work: error message not allowed to read XPCComponents.classes

RESOLVED WONTFIX

Status

RESOLVED WONTFIX
11 years ago
3 years ago

People

(Reporter: no-reply-address-of-florian, Unassigned)

Tracking

Details

(Whiteboard: c=Platform u=mozdev p=0, URL)

(Reporter)

Description

11 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; de; rv:1.9) Gecko/2008051202 Firefox/3.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; de; rv:1.9) Gecko/2008051202 Firefox/3.0

The example:
http://developer.mozilla.org/samples/dragdrop/dragevents.html
from:
http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/Drag_and_drop_events
doesn't work.

an error "not allowed to read property Components.classes" (translated from german) appear at line 6:
var dragService = Components.classes["@mozilla.org/widget/dragservice;1"].
                    getService(nsIDragService);

Reproducible: Always

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Comment 1

9 years ago
Well, https://developer.mozilla.org/en/Drag_and_Drop does say that this API is for chrome (extensions) only, but https://developer.mozilla.org/en/Drag_and_drop_events , which links to the example, indeed doesn't mention that and is generally messed up.
Component: General → Documentation Requests
Product: Firefox → Mozilla Developer Center
QA Contact: general → doc-request
Summary: Example code doesn't work: error message not allowed to read XPCComponents.classes → dragevents.html example code doesn't work: error message not allowed to read XPCComponents.classes
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Updated

6 years ago
Component: Documentation Requests → Documentation
Product: Mozilla Developer Network → Mozilla Developer Network
Component: Documentation → General
Product: Mozilla Developer Network → Developer Documentation
Whiteboard: u=mozdev p=0
Component: General → Mozilla Platform
Whiteboard: u=mozdev p=0 → c=Platform u=mozdev p=0
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 3 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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