Closed Bug 454175 Opened 14 years ago Closed 14 years ago

[cy] Firefox 3 protocol handler setup for Welsh


(Mozilla Localizations :: cy / Welsh, defect)

Not set


(Not tracked)



(Reporter: Pike, Unassigned)




Protocol handlers are a new feature in Firefox 3 that allows links like to be handled by a webmail application.

In order to do that, the site needs to support a special API described on

For en-US, we're currently shipping with GMail and Yahoo! Mail for mailto: and 30boxes for webcal: urls, and we're on a ongoing evangelism effort to add more. ms live mail are coming up shortly. For Welsh, we'd like to do that, too.

First, the localization team and Stas (Stas Malolepszy) will look at the market for the language and come up with a good candidates. Dewy, we'll need your input on this, the guidelines for making recommendations are on Following that is a reach out by the evangelism team to try to get the vendor to support protocol handlers.

Once that happens, Axel will take over in reviewing the actual implementation, which will need to change the gecko.handlerService.* entries in cy/browser/chrome/browser-region/ Please don't make changes to that file without getting a positive review by Axel or somebody else appointed by Stas/Sethb on a patch for that change upfront.
Component: Other → cy / Welsh
QA Contact:
David, do you have any suggestions?
Unfortunately, I know of no free webmail providers that offer a Welsh-language interface.  Therefore, unless the others have better information, I would propose that we fall back on the English defaults.
OK, let's go with the defaults for now.

Marking fixed based on what I see in

Closed: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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