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different sites hosted on the same domain (eg: google.com) need to open in the default browser



Mozilla Labs
9 years ago
9 years ago


(Reporter: John, Unassigned)





9 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/2008120122 Firefox/3.0.5
Build Identifier: 0.2.1

When using Google Reader (www.google.com/reader/) and trying to open an item with its feed hosted on feedburner (feedproxy.google.com) it opens in a new Prism window instead of with my default browser. Also when I opened Gmail (mail.google.com) and tried clicking links within emails to Google pages (on www.google.com) I got the same behavior, they opened in Prism windows.

Perhaps each Prism instance could restrict itself to a specific subdomain in addition to a domain?

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open Gmail
2. Click a link to a non-Gmail page hosted on google.com
Actual Results:  
Opens in Prism window

Expected Results:  
Opens in my default browser

Comment 1

9 years ago
Would the fix in https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=454801 be enough to handle this use case? Depending on the site, I think we may or may not want to include subdomains, so it needs to be configurable somehow.
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