Closed Bug 49484 Opened 24 years ago Closed 22 years ago
Can't fwd an email msg due to div tag in HTML signature file
build 2000081608, POP, Win95 In general I can fwd any message in my inbox, except for this ONE message. I'll attach it. Only things unique about this message that I could see are: > the message has already been forwarded several times before it got to me. > original message was written using a different email system (I think) > when I try to forward it, the mail compose window opens but puts all except for the last fwd comment into an attachement (can't bring it inline). Reproduce steps: > select this particular message, click "Fwd" > in mail compose window, notice that all except the last comment is attached as a separate file (Note, you can also use the menu to chhose "fwd inline" and the results are the same) > click "Send", the dialog opens about if I want to send it as html, etc, then click "Send" again > nothing happens. It is not sent, the mail compose window just sits there.
mark it Netscape only - msg looks like it talks about a security problem
Can someone try this out and see if it's reproduceable?
I had john send me a folder with that message in it so I could see the message as he was seeing it. I reproduced the problem, so I copied the folder with the bad message to my 4.7 pop account and tried to forward it from there. I get a Netscape error "A communications error occurred. Please try again", and it doesn't send. Not sure what the problem is, Scott do you have any ideas.
I think I tracked this down (thanks to Peter). The problem is in Michaell's signature. In the source it shows he uses <div class="signature">, in an old composer bug 33213 it states using <div> causes problems. In one comment it was suggested using <p> instead of <div>, so I tried that. I edited this bad message in notepad, preplacing the <dev> with <p>, saved it, retrieved it. It visually looked the same and I was able to Forward it. So this could be a duplicate of bug 33213 but I'll let ducarroz review this and give his comments.
remove b3 need repro info for evaluation by mailtriage Great work, Peter and Esther!
Whiteboard: [b3 need repro]
<div class="signature"> was added by Message compose until few weeks ago. We don't do this anymore. But, I wont be surprised if somebody add a div in his HTML signature file. Therefore we should find a fix to this problem...
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Target Milestone: --- → M18
Summary: Can't fwd an email msg → Can't fwd an email msg due to div tag in HTML signature file
- per mail triage. We'll release note this
can we please invalidate this bug and create a new cleansed version without the confidential attachment. This bug doesn't appear to have anything to do with security. Thanks.
this attachment doesn't appear to have any security related informaion. Can we please open this bug or file a new one.
without comment reopening
re-assign to varada
Assignee: ducarroz → varada
Status: ASSIGNED → NEW
Testing with Mozilla 0.9.6, this bug seems INVALID. I tested forwarding as the three types of Inline as well as Attachment and all emails went out and came back in properly. The following was my test message: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd"> <html lang="en" xml:lang="en-CA" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <head> <title>An email.</title> </head> <body bgcolor="#ffffff"> Foo. Bar. <div class="signature"> See the error? </div> </body> </html>
I also tried forwarding this mail and had no problems. Tried as attachment and inline and it worked...
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 22 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
*** Bug 144732 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Is this still a problem since it is in the 1.0 rel notes? Otherwise I would advice it to be removed from there.
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